Can you believe St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner?
How about some St. Patrick’s Day trivia?
Saint Patrick is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland.
Legend has it that St. Patrick explained the Holy Trinity (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) using the three leaves of a native Irish clover, the Shamrock.
It is believed that St. Patrick’s death occurred on March 17, 461.
Today, the St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York City is the world’s oldest civilian parade and the largest in the United States.
Each year on St. Patrick’s Day, the city of Chicago dyes the Chicago River green.
Currently, approximately 1 million people annually take part in Ireland’s St. Patrick’s Festival in Dublin with parades, concerts, outdoor theater productions and fireworks shows.
What will you do for St. Patrick’s Day this year?
- Wear green?
- Drink a mint ice cream shake?
- Pinch someone?
- Bring Christianity to your community?
My daughter is actually marching in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin, Ireland with her High School marching band. While running around setting up for Sunday morning I’m going to try and watch it on my I Phone through the parade app!!
Fun facts, Jerry!