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Who Was St Patrick

Who Was St. Patrick?

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 03.13.2015 | Religion

For Catholics, Episcopalians and some Lutherans, March 17 is the Feast Day of St. Patrick. For the rest of us, it’s St. Patrick’s Day — a midwee...

Why I Don't Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Seamus McKiernan | Posted 03.17.2016 | New York
Seamus McKiernan

My name is Seamus, but I don't celebrate St. Patrick's Day. I'm worried the holiday has become a farce, a celebration of cartoonish symbols of Irish culture that minimize, dilute and demean what it means to be Irish.

The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth about St. Patrick

Greg Tobin | Posted 05.16.2013 | Religion
Greg Tobin

St. Patrick is not the benign figure wearing a green bishop's miter holding a shamrock and casting the snakes from the shores of his homeland,

Put St. Patrick Back In St. Patrick's Day!

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

St. Patrick was, in short, an amazing guy. He offers Christians important lessons about forgiveness and love.