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St. Patrick’s Day

by Kevin Jones Washington D.C., Mar 17, 2021 / 11:04 am MT (CNA).- Among the most popular saints today, Saint Patrick was a bishop and missionary to Ireland. However, he also spent several years as a slave, and once issued a heartfelt plea on behalf of girls and boys abducted

by Kevin Jones Denver, Colo., Mar 17, 2021 / 03:12 am MT ().- The history of Catholic America is, in many ways, an Irish story, with immigrant congregations and their descendants putting their stamp on many churches across the country. “It was the Irish who made the Church grow,” said

The statue of St. Patrick leads the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Cincinnati Saturday, Mar. 10, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
From the Staff of The Catholic Telegraph: Happy St. Patrick’s Day The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Cincinnati Seranade

On March 17, Catholics celebrate St. Patrick, the fifth century bishop and patron of Ireland, whose life of holiness set the example for many of the Church’s future saints. St. Patrick is said to have been born around 389 AD in Britain. Captured by Irish raiders when he was about

At Catholic schools, heritage centers, nursing homes and other locations around the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, those observing St. Patrick’s Day are likely to come in contact with irish dance. Though not an explicitly Catholic activity, irish dance gets most of its exposure on the feast of St. Patrick, the patron