Who is Saint Patrick ? – St Patrick History, Work, Quotes

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 ?

Let’s find out some important details about St Patrick :

Who is Saint Patrick

Name : Saint Patrick
Birth Place : Great Britain
Father’s Name : Calpurnius
Mother’s Name : Conchessa
Feast Day : 17th March
Birth : 397
Death : 17th March 461
Place : Saul, Downpatrick in Ireland

Saint Patrick Small History 

At the age of 16 he was abducted from his home by Irish Pirates and had to serve as slave in Ireland. After few years he ran away from there and went back to his family. He learned and loved the Irish culture when he was in Ireland. He was a great believer of God. He loved, feared and prayed God.

Saint Patrick’s Work

He 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.

On 17th March we celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in the memory of St Patrick’d Death. All the Irish guys and people who love Irish culture celebrate St Patrick Day. 
Saint Patrick Day is celebrated by organizing and participating in St Patrick Day Parade, Feasts and some other ways.

Saint Patrick Quotes  :

Here some of the most famous Saint Patrick’s Quotations :
“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 

Some of the unknown facts about St Patrick are :
  • 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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