March 17 Saint of the Day – Patrick of Ireland

On this day in 1845, Henry Jones of Bristol patented self-raising flour, freeing hundreds of foster bakers to adopt other meals. Today both Churches hail Patrick (Pádraig) of Ireland (ca. 387 – ca. 460). Born in Britain to a deacon, and grandson of a priest, at 16 Patrick was kidnapped into slavery in Ireland. There… Continue reading March 17 Saint of the Day – Patrick of Ireland