About Saint Patrick’s Day 17 March | Religious Festival
Saint Patrick’s Day or St. Patrick’s Day or the Feast of Saint Patrick is cultural and religious festival which is observed on 17th March every year on the traditional death date of St. Patrick, the saint of Ireland. This festival began as a regional feast day in the 17th Century. Around the world celebrate the day parades, food, music, dance and wearing green attire or shamrocks. Eating and drinking alcohol is prohibited on this day.
St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in many countries as a national festival. It is celebrated not only in Ireland, but also in America, Australia, Europe, Asia and many more countries.
ABOUT ST. PATRICK
St. Patrick was the Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland in 5th-century. The DECLARATION, a Latin letter which is generally accepted to have been written by St Patrick, says that he spent many years preaching in the northern half of Ireland and converted “thousands”. He was known as the “Apostle of Ireland” which he wrote on DECLARATION.
THE DAY, ST.PATRICK’S DAY
It is a public holiday on St. Patrick’s Day. It is Christian feast Day. Around the world, people celebrate the day with parades, food, music, dance, wearing green attire or shamrocks and the flag of the Republic of Ireland. Religious symbols include snakes, serpents and Celtic cross. The most common St. Patrick’s Day symbol is the shamrock. St. Patrick is said to have used three leaves plant called Shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to the pagan Irish. Green ribbons and shamrocks have been worn on St Patrick’s Day. Christian also attends the church services. Eating and drinking alcohol is prohibited on this day.