March 17 – Patrick of Ireland

Patrick, Enlightener of Ireland (ca. 387–ca. 460) (Pádraig) was born in Britain to a deacon, and was furthermore the grandson of a priest. At 16 Patrick was kidnapped into slavery in Ireland, where he toiled as a shepherd and prayed daily (or vice versa). Some six years later, he had a vision telling him, “Your… Continue reading March 17 – Patrick of Ireland