ST. Patrick’s Day

Introduction and origin –

Introduction and origin

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on 17th of March is a holiday with deep meaning. This date marks the Death of St. Patrick the patron saint of Ireland who lived over 1,500 years ago. Patrick was kidnapped at the age of 16 and was brought to Ireland as slave. It is said that a voice of God came to him in his sleep, urging him to escape after he returning to his family, Patrick Studied to become a priest and spent the remainder of his life as a missionary in Ireland. It is a holiday that honors the faith of a man who had heart to bless and love the same people who mistreated him and teaches us the lesson that never let anything stop you from doing what is right. The day commemorates Saint Patrick and arrival of Christianity.

Ways of celebration –

Saint Patrick Day is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, the Canadian province of Newfound land and Labrador and British overseas Territory of Montserrat.Saint Patrick Day is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, the Canadian province of Newfound land and Labrador and British overseas Territory of Montserrat. In 1798, during the revolt of the Irish people used green to symbolize their love of the country, and they made the color green as a national symbol, from 1798. Every year the Kelly River in Chicago is dyed green on St. Patrick’s Day. A common way to celebrate Patrick Day with Green Clovers. Art with green clover, wear green clover Designed clothes are a great way to celebrate. This day is celebrated with a very tasty meal, traditional meal for St. Patrick’s day is beef, potatoes, carrots and cabbage. The first Parade of St. Patrick was captured in 1762 by an Irish member of the colonial army

How kids celebrate St. Patrick’s day-

Since this festival is all about color green, kids on St. Patrick’s Day  wear color green , they color their faces into green color , decorate their room with green clover , make their pets wear color green , enjoy the Parade and the delicious meal of St. Patrick’s day.


Quotes on St. Patrick’s day-

  • “You cannot conquer Ireland. You cannot extinguish the Irish passion for freedom. If our deed has not been sufficient to win freedom, then our children will win by a better deed.”– Patrick Henry Pearse
  • “Irish history stretches back into the dark days of the Celts, yet there is a light, laughter and a sense of laissez-faire in the Irish men and women of today.”– Richard Benson
  • “If you hold a four-leaf shamrock in your left hand at dawn on St. Patrick’s Day you get what you want very much but haven’t wished for.”– Patricia Lynch
  • “St. Patrick’s Day is a day to celebrate our green heritage. The ancestry of Ireland. It is a day to celebrate what it means to be Irish and of Irish descent.”– Anthony T. Hicks
  • “Ireland is the only place in the world where procrastination takes on a sense of urgency.”– Dave Allen



Ways to wish on St. Patrick’s Day-

  • An Irish blessing: May your heart always be full, and may your glass never be empty. ’s Day, everyone!
  • Have a Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! Be sure to watch out for leprechauns – they get under foot!
  • Wishing you all a sham-rocking’ St. Patrick’s Day!
  • It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and these Irish eyes are smiling!
  • Is it St. Patrick’s Day, or is everyone just green with envy that I get to be with you?


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Q2. Why St. Patrick celebration is all about color green?

Q3. What message we get from St. Patrick’s Day?

Q4. How will you celebrate ST. Patrick day?

Q5. What you love most about St. Patrick’s Day?