Something You May Not Know About St. Patrick’s Day

Something You May Not Know About St. Patrick's Day

Mercedes De La Garza

On March 17th, a cultural and religious celebration takes place, Saint Patrick’s Day. Here are a few interesting facts that may blow your mind.

  1. The Shamrock was considered a sacred plant.
  2. St. Patrick’s Day is also known as the ‘’Feast of Saint Patrick’’ and the ‘’Day of the Festival of Patrick’’
  3. March 17th is the death date of Saint Patrick.
  4. The tradition in America is to pinch anyone who isn’t wearing green on march 17th.  Green is supposed to make you invisible from Leprechauns who love to pinch.
  5. Instead of green, The color Blue was originally associated with St. Patrick.
  6. St. Patrick was kidnapped at 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave.
  7. St. Patrick was known for bringing Christianity to its people.
  8. St. Patrick was not Irish.