SAINT PATRICK

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HISTORY OF ST.PATRICK
Saint Patrick is the most generally
recognised patron saint of Ireland.
Patrick was born in Roman Britain at
Banna Venta Taberniae, a location otherwise
unknown.
When he was about sixteen, he was
captured and carried off as a slave to
Ireland. Patrick worked as a herdsman,
remaining a captive for six years. After six
years he heard a voice telling him that he
would soon go home, and then that his ship
was ready. Fleeing his master, he travelled
to a port, two hundred miles away,he says
where he found a ship and, after various
adventures, returned home to his family.
HISTORY OF ST.PATRICK
He felt that his vocation is to preach the Christianity
in Ireland, and therefore acquired the necessary training
in two schools missionary in northern France.
After the death of St. Palladius,Patrick was ordained
bishop in 432 and sent to Ireland.
He was preach the gospel mainly in the north and west of
Ireland, where it had not yet proclaimed.
Soon converted many tribal chiefs and their families and
related people.
Patrick died in 17 March 461 year.
Biography of St. Patrick is swathe in many legends.
One speaks of purgatory St. Patrick. Namely, in Lough
Derg had come down to a deeper, and there meditate on
punishments of hell, by the damned.For this village today
many pilgrims come.
ST.PATRICK’S DAY
March 17
popularly known as St. Patrick's Day
is believed to be his death date and is the date celebrated as his feast day.
The day is a national holiday of Ireland. In Poland, Canada, United Kingdom,
Australia, the United States and New Zealand, it is widely celebrated
but is not an official Holiday.
St. Patrick's Day is a day off from work.
Irish people are organizing in many cities,
street festivals and parades, which is dominated
by green color - symbolizing the clover,
traditionally attributed to St. Patrick.
In many parts of the U.S., Britain, and Australia,
in St. Patrick's Day, people usually
drink alcoholic beverages (Irish beer ,Irish whiskey,
Irish Coffee or Baileys Irish Cream)
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