All Blog Posts Tagged 'St. Patrick' (8)


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Saint Patrick's Breastplate (Also Known as The Deer's Cry)

Photo of window at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, courtesy of George R. Doyle, 2014…

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Added by Liam Murphy on March 17, 2016 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

'The Life and Writings of the Historical Saint Patrick,' by Richard Patrick Crosland Hanson

This little 138-page book taught me a lot about someone who is, arguably, one of the most important figures in Irish history. First of all, the picture of St. Patrick wearing a bishop's miter that we are all familiar with…

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Added by james lawrence dore on April 2, 2015 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

St. Patrick and the Skerries

Saint Patrick was born into a well-to-do British family, perhaps in what now is the North-Western English county of Cubmria. His father was a local government official and the family language was probably a…

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Added by The Wild Geese on March 16, 2015 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

Wisconsin Miners, Faithful Hail 'Father Kelly' of St. Patrick's

Benton, Wisconsin is located on State Route 11 between Monroe to Dubuque. The town consists of well-maintained restaurants, bars, churches, garages and residential buildings.

Saint Patrick’s Church and…

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Added by P.J. Francis on April 19, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

St. Patrick's Relics

For generations, the sacred remains of Saint Patrick, the great Apostle of Ireland; Saint Brigid, the renowned Virgin; and Saint Columcille, the illustrious missionary, lay far distant from each other. When St Patrick…

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Added by Mike McCormack on February 27, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

The History of Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick’s Day as been celebrated on March 17th since the early seventeenth century. The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as the celebration of all things…

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Added by The Irish Store on February 24, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Granda and Me: A St. Patrick's Day Story

Granda had a 'thing' about the church — he was excommunicated during the Irish War of Independence for carrying a gun, and that turned his head. Even though Bishop Harty took him back to the fold afterwards and…

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Added by Eddie Stack on February 16, 2014 at 9:30pm — 7 Comments

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