Saint Patrick’s Day

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Ireland, also known as the Emerald Isle for its lush greenery, celebrates March 17th as St. Patrick’s Day. What was initially observed as a purely religious festival in remembrance of the primary patron saint and the “Apostle” of Ireland, soon…

St. Patrick’s Surprising Facts

Preparations for St. Patrick’s Day parade are in full swing. You may plan to dress like a Leprechaun, cook traditional Irish food and/or shop Irish inspired Celtic jewelry. However, how well do you know St. Patrick’s Day history and its…

Saint Patrick’s Day 2015

Celebrated first by the Irish in Europe as early as the ninth century, Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated worldwide today. But did you know, Christians celebrated this special holiday as a feast day in the seventeenth century, or St. Patrick’s Day commemorates when Christianity came into Ireland? Officially celebrated annually on March 17th, it also happens to be death date of a famous patron Saint of Ireland.