St Patrick's Day

17th March 2014

History of St Patrick's Day

St Patrick was born in c.385. At the age of 16 Patrick was captured and bought to Ireland and sold to work with and tend to sheep. After being a slave for six years he had a vision of children from Ireland holding their hands out to him, he escaped his and ran away to learn about missionary work. after six years he bravely came back to Ireland to work with children in poor families. He spread his catholic beliefs far and wide. He was announced a Saint on March 17.