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ST PATRICK: MORE THAN SHAMROCKS AND SNAKES

March 17th is St. Patrick's Day - a fun excuse to wear green, speak with an Irish accent and drink green colored beverages. But there's so much more to the day and the man, Patrick. The Saint Ain't Irish Patrick is probably the best known "saint" in the world. Typically, establishing clear insight into people who lived over 1500 years ago is a challenge because of a lack of information. Patrick presents the opposite challenge - there is so much written about him that it is hard to separate fact from folklore. What we do know for sure is: * Patrick was English not Irish. * Patrick did not wear green. * Patrick did NOT drive all the snakes out…
Bob Jones
March 18, 2015