St. Patrick: Patron saint of Ireland

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Pádraig (Gaelic name for Patrick) was a 5th-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland. Known as the ‘Apostle of Ireland’, he is the primary patron saint of Ireland, along with Saints Brigit and Columba. The dates of Patrick’s life cannot be fixed with certainty but, on a widespread interpretation, he was active as a […]