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San Patrick[1]

San Patrick[1]

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SANSANPATRICK S DAYPATRICK S DAY
 
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RIGIN
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Saint Patrick's DaySaint Patrick's Day
is a religious holiday celebrated internationally onis a religious holiday celebrated internationally on17 March. It commemorates Saint Patrick (c. AD 38717 March. It commemorates Saint Patrick (c. AD 387±±461), the most461), the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland, and the arrival of commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland, and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.It is observed by the Catholic Church, theChristianity in Ireland.It is observed by the Catholic Church, theAnglican Communion (especially the Church of Ireland) .the EasternAnglican Communion (especially the Church of Ireland) .the EasternOrthodox Church and Lutheran Church. Saint Patrick's Day was madeOrthodox Church and Lutheran Church. Saint Patrick's Day was madean official feast day in the early 17th century, and has gradually becomean official feast day in the early 17th century, and has gradually becomea secular celebration of Irish culture in general.a secular celebration of Irish culture in general.
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he day is generally characterised by the attendance of church
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he day is generally characterised by the attendance of churchservices, wearing of green attire ,especially shamrocks,and the lifting of services, wearing of green attire ,especially shamrocks,and the lifting of Lentenn restrictions on eating and drinking alcohol which is oftenLentenn restrictions on eating and drinking alcohol which is oftenproscribed during the rest of the season.proscribed during the rest of the season.
Saint Patrick's Day is a public holiday in the Ireland and Northern Ireland.It is also widely celebrated by the Irish diaspora, especially in places suchas the Great Britain, Canada, the United States, Argentina, Australia, andNew Zealand, and other.
 
SAN PATRICKSAN PATRICK
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e was born in
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e was born inRoman Britain in theRoman Britain in the4th century, into a4th century, into awealthy Romanowealthy Romano--British familyBritish family
People believed he was heldsomewhere on the west coast of Ireland, possibly Mayo, but the exactlocation is unknown. According to hisConfession, he was told by God in adream to flee from captivity to the coast,where he would board a ship andreturn to Britain.

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