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St. Patricks Day History

The Religious Backstory To St. Patrick's Day

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Religion Editors | Posted 03.16.2015 | Religion

St. Patrick's Day is best known for parades, beer, and turning rivers green, but the holiday has a long history that's more somber than its current in...

The Religious Background Of St. Patrick's Day

Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion

St. Patrick's Day is best known for parades, beer, and turning rivers green, but the holiday has a long history that's more somber than its current in...

TABLE TALK: St. Patrick's Day

Posted 03.14.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: St. Patrick's Day Story to read: St. Patrick's Day Histor...

Did You Know? St. Patrick Wasn't Irish

History.com/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home

History.com - Planning to wear green, watch a parade and enjoy some corned beef in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day this weekend? First, get your fa...

St. Patrick's Day History: What You Need To Know

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

St. Patrick's Day is celebrated each year on March 17th. This day marks the accepted date in 493 CE of St. Patrick's death. As St. Patrick is the f...

St. Patrick's Day HISTORY: Must-Know Facts, Trivia For Irish Holiday (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Today, March 17, 2010, La Fheile Padraig (St. Patrick's Day in Irish) is being celebrated around the world. St. Patrick's Da...