St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The day is celebrated by the Irish and Irish at Heart in big cities and small towns with parades, “wearing of the green”, music and songs, Irish food and drink, and activities for kids such as crafts, colouring and games. It’s a time for fun. Some communities even go so far as to dye rivers or streams green!
National Flower of Ireland ?' The reason is that St. Patrick used it to explain the Holy Trinity to the pagans. Saint Patrick is believed to have been born in the late fourth century, and is often confused with Palladius, a bishop who was sent by Pope Celestine in 431 to be the first bishop to the Irish believers in Christ.
Irish: anything green and gold, shamrocks and luck. Most importantly, to those who celebrate its intended meaning, St. Patrick's Day is a traditional day for spiritual renewal and offering prayers for missionaries worldwide.
That was the first year St. Patrick’s Day was publicly celebrated in this country, in Boston In American cities with a large Irish population, St. Patrick's Day is a very big deal. Big cities and small towns celebrate the holiday with parades, "wearing of the green," music and songs, Irish food and drink, and activities for kids such as crafts, coloring and games. Some communities even go so far as to dye rivers or streams green!