St Patrick’s Day is on 17th March 2019 and we all are waiting for this occasion to celebrate by participating in parades, wearing green shirts and enjoying feast but do we really know why do we celebrate Saint Patrick Day. So here in this post you will learn who is St Patrick and why, when and how Saint Patrick’s Day started.
Who is Saint Patrick
Who is St Patrick ?
Name : Saint Patrick
Father’s Name : Calpurnius
Mother’s Name : Conchessa
Saint Patrick Small History
Saint Patrick’s WorkHe is one of the most famous Saints in the world. He did some great work and gained a lot of respect all over the world. He converted many people to Christianity. All the people were fans of his words. The way he messaged the people about god, about spirituality was one of a kind which would mesmerize all the listeners. Thus converting them into Christians. He was priest who converted the king, his family and the whole kingdom to Christianity.
Saint Patrick Quotes :
“Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me.”
“I am Patrick, a sinner, most uncultivated and least of all the faithful and despised in the eyes of many.”
“If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these peoples; even though some of them still look down on me.”
“That which I have set out in Latin is not my words but the words of God and of apostles and prophets, who of course have never lied. He who believes shall be saved, but he who does not believe shall be damned. God has spoken.”
St Patrick Facts
- St Patrick wasn’t born in Ireland
- At the age of 14 he was abducted by Irish Pirates and hence he went to Ireland
- He served there for about 6 years.
- He then went back to his family after few years.
- He went back to Ireland after an angel told him in his dreams to go back to Ireland again.
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