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March 2014

St. Patrick’s Day (Christian)

March 17, 2014
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Saint Patrick's Day was made an official Christian feast day in the early seventeenth century and is observed by the Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion (especially the Church of Ireland), the Eastern Orthodox Church and Lutheran Church. The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrating the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Celebrations generally involve public parades and festivals, cĂ©ilithe, and the wearing of green attire or shamrocks. Christians also…

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