St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow, March 17th. But do you know the origin of the holiday? March 17th is the date of St. Patrick’s death.
St. Patrick is celebrated for bringing the Christian church to Ireland. The legendary shamrock iconic to St. Patrick’s day and the Irish culture springs from a legend that St. Patrick utilized the three leaves of the shamrock to educate the Irish public about the holy trinity.
So now, when you are wearing green and indulging in green-colored food and beverages, you can understand more behind why you are doing so! Read further for a more complete background of the legendary St. Patrick.