Tag Archives: St. Patrick

St. Patrick’s Day is with us

St. Patrick’s Day is with us, The day when all that’s seen To right and left and everywhere Is green, green, green! And Irish tunes they whistle And Irish songs they sing, To-day each Irish lad walks out As proud as any king. I’ll wear a four-leaf shamrock In my coat, the glad day through, […]

St. Patrick’s prayer

This is a translation of ST. Patrick’s prayer as written on his breastplate: I bind to myself today The strong virtue of the Invocation of the Trinity: I believe the Trinity in the Unity The Creator of the Universe. I bind to myself today The virtue of the Incarnation of Christ with His Baptism, The […]

Wretched excess

“Wretched excess is an unfortunate human trait that turns a perfectly good idea such as Christmas into a frenzy of last-minute shopping-or attaches the name of St. Patrick to the day of the year that bartenders fear most.” by Jon Anderson

St. Patrick’s legend

Good St. Patrick travelled far, to teach God’s Holy Word And when he came to Erin’s sod, a wondrous thing occurred He plucked a shamrock from the earth and held it in His hand To symbolise the Trinity that all might understand The first leaf for the Father And the second for the Son The […]