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  Order of St. Patrick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After most of Ireland separated from the United Kingdom, only two Knights of St Patrick were created: for Edward, Prince of Wales (in 1927) and Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (in 1934); on the initiative of their father, George V, with the approval of the Irish Governments of W.T. Cosgrave and Eamon de Valera respectively.
Unlike the Orders of the Garter and the Thistle, the Order of St Patrick was limited to princes and peers.
St Patrick's Cathedral was the Chapel of the Order.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Order_of_St_Patrick   (2109 words)

 Knights of St Patrick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It was to be similar in structure to the Order of the Garter in England and the Scottish Order of the Thistle.
St Patrick's Cathedral was the Chapel of the Order and the Great Hall in Dublin Castle, now known as St Patrick's Hall, was the Chancery where Knights were normally installed and where banquets were held on St Patrick's Day.
At the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland in 1871, the Order was secularised and the association with St Patrick's Cathedral ceased.
www.stpatrickscathedral.ie /History_08_knights.htm   (626 words)

 The Order of St Patrick
It therefore served as the national Order of Ireland as the Garter was for England and the Thistle for Scotland.
The Order of Saint Patrick and its Knights
The Order of Saint Patrick was instituted in 1783.
www.doyle.com.au /order_st_patrick.htm   (2745 words)

The Order, consisting of the King and twenty-five knights, was intended by Edward III to be reserved as the highest reward for loyalty and for military merit.
The Order of the Thistle represents the highest honour in Scotland, and it is second in the UK, after the Order of the Garter.
The Order of St Patrick was founded in 1783, to reward those in high office in Ireland and Irish peers on whose support the government.
home.wanadoo.nl /english.site/royal/orders.htm   (625 words)

 Ireland: St Patrick's Cross
Another article reported that 'the Cross of St Andrew the Scotch saint is to honour the Irish order of St Patrick, by being inserted within the star of the order' and described this as 'a manifest insult to common sense and to national propriety'.
Patrick's Confessio (an autobiography) tells of a dream in which a man called Victoricus delivers him a letter headed Vox Hiberniae (Voice of the Irish) in which he is begged to return across the Irish Sea.
Patrick did not convert all of Ireland, but on his death in 461 he left it a land where the Christian Faith was firmly established.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ie-stpat.html   (3435 words)

 Saint Patrick's Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The topic of the 2004 St. Patrick's Symposium was "Talking Irish," during which the nature of Irish identity, economic success and the future was discussed.
The largest Saint Patrick's Day parade in the UK is held in Birmingham and consists of a two mile route through the city centre.
The gay groups and their sympathizers have lain down in the middle of the street at the start of the parade route, and were arrested when they refused to move; in the late 1980s such arrests averaged several hundred per year, but had dwindled to a dozen or less annually by the early 2000s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/St._Patrick's_Day   (2034 words)

Patrick arrived at the hill of Slane, at the opposite extremity of the valley from Tara, on Easter Eve, in that year the feast of the Annunciation, and on the summit of the hill kindled the Paschal fire.
When St. Patrick, at the close of the ceremony, saw the blood flow, and asked him why he had been silent, he replied, with genuine heroism, that he thought it might be part of the ceremony, a penalty for the joyous blessings of the Faith that were imparted.
Patrick's mountain, and is honoured as the Holy Hill, the Mount Sinai, of Ireland.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11554a.htm   (5279 words)

 Order of St Michael and St George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Order is the fourth-most senior in British honours system after The Most Noble Order of the Garter The Most Ancient and Most Noble Order the Thistle and The Most Illustrious Order of St Patrick.
The Order was originally founded to commemorate British protectorate over the Ionian Islands which had come under British control 1814 and had been granted its own in 1817.
The Order's basis was revised in 1868 ; membership was granted to those who high and confidential offices within Her Majesty's possessions and in reward for services rendered the Crown in relation to the foreign of the Empire."
www.freeglossary.com /K.C.M.G.   (1398 words)

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The Order of St.Patrick was instituted by George III in 1783,
knights as a counterpart to the Order of the Garter in England
and the Order of the Thistle in Scotland.
www.angeltowns.com /town/peerage/02patrick.htm   (252 words)

 CROSS OF ST PATRICK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The cross of St Patrick was the family crest of an aristocratic planter family in northern Ireland, not native Irish.
The writer is mistaken to say that the Cross of St Patrick ‘was the family crest of an aristocratic planter family in northern Ireland (sic), not native Irish.’ The family crest in question is that of the Fitzgeralds.
She was happy to damn the Cross of St Patrick by association, but she seemed to have no problem with a flag associated with IRA death squads.
www.ulsternation.org.uk /cross_of_st_patrick.htm   (1486 words)

 Archdiocese of Denver - DCR - Local News
The story of Denver's St. Patrick's Day Parade began in 1879 with the chartering in Denver of a division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, an Irish-Catholic organization dedicated to friendship, unity and Christian charity.
Denver's parade, which is put on by the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, is the largest west of the Mississippi and may be the second largest in the United States behind New York City.
Tom Quinn is historian for the Colorado Ancient Order of Hibernians and Denver St.
www.archden.org /dcr/news.php?e=15&s=4&a=280   (689 words)

 GOTI - The Flags of Ireland:St. Patrick's Cross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Irish parliament secured legislative independence in 1782 and a year later it was decided to establish a new order of chivalry to be called the Order of St Patrick in recognition of the country's enhanced constitutional status.
A red saltire on a white background was used in the insignia of the Order, an emblem which became known as the 'Cross of St Patrick'.
The Duke of Leinster, a Fitzgerald, was the highest ranking member of the Order and it is possible that the Cross of St Patrick may have been derived from the arms of the Fitzgeralds.
www.irishclans.com /flags/patrick.html   (398 words)

 Cathedrals, Christ Church and St. Patrick's
On the south side of the mave, and near St. Patrick's gate, a handsome monument of white marble is affixed to one of the columns, dedicated to the memory of John Ball, Esq.
Notwithstanding this, the whole appearance of the choir, from its immense height, the dim light, the insignia of the order of St. Patrick, and the different monuments, is venerable, magnificent, and imposing.
The chapel of St. Michael's, formerly) attached to the cathedral, was built by Donat, who also built the chapel of St. Nicholas, on the north side of the cathedral, together with the transept and nave.
www.chapters.eiretek.org /books/Wright/wright9.htm   (5748 words)

 Colorado Catholicism by Thomas J. Noel
Patrick's finally received a steady pastor with the 1885 appointment of Father Carrigan by Bishop Machebeuf.
In collaboration with the Daughters of Erin and the Ancient Order of Hibernians, St. Patrick parish spearheaded festivities that celebrated the rich cultural and religious traditions of the Emerald Isle.
On September 6, 1988, Archbishop Stafford reorganized St. Patrick's as a mission of St. Elizabeth parish, to be staffed by the Capuchins of the Mid-American Province.
www.archden.org /noel/07066.htm   (1698 words)

 EduAction - Save Our Schools
In the case of St. Patrick’s and Bancroft, the administrator chosen to administer both schools is the current principal of Bancroft, Ms Arti Maravei.
As in the St. Patrick School saga, the EMSB appears to be prone to the misuse of public resources and of the court system; such waste should be deplored and discouraged.
The children who returned to St. Patrick’s after the Barbeau judgment and who were witness to the gratuitous destruction of their school by the very people they were taught to respect...
www.eduaction.org   (11698 words)

 St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids - Enchanted Learning Software
A St. Patrick's Day activity book for early readers with connect the dots, color by number, a maze, fill in the missing letters, match the shamrocks, finish the drawing, and a word unscramble.
A St. Patrick's Day addition activity book in which the readers solves a series of addition problems and then does a letter substitution in order to answer St. Patrick's Day questions.
A St. Patrick's Day subtraction activity book in which the readers solves a series of subtraction problems and then does a letter substitution in order to answer St. Patrick's Day questions.
www.enchantedlearning.com /crafts/stpatrick   (1129 words)

 The Union - News
After all, she was joining a congregation established during the town's formative years, sharing pews with the descendants of miners and prospectors seeking new beginnings during the town's birth more than a century and a half ago.
A member of that order is planning to return to take the helm of St. Mary's Academy in the fall, four years after the last of the local nuns left Grass Valley.
The second St. Patrick's Catholic Church is shown in this undated photo on the corner of South Church Street in Grass Valley, with the convent on the right.
www.theunion.com /article/20050411/NEWS/50411002   (1143 words)

 Dublin Castle - History Chapter 12
The central panel, of Valdre's ceiling paintings in St. Patrick's Hall, depicts the event with King George seated on a dais, between the symbolic figures of Great Britain with the then British flag and Ireland with her harp, while Justice and Liberty are in attendance.
The 'Illustrious Order of St. Patrick' was the Irish equivalent of the English 'Order of the Garter' and the Scottish 'Order of the Thistle'.
The 'Irish Crown Jewels' was the name by which the Insignia of the Knights of St. Patrick became known.
www.dublincastle.ie /history12.html   (604 words)

 St. Patrick's Church -- New Orleans, Louisiana
Here at St. Patrick's, there is a long tradition of service to the poor and underprivileged, symbolized by our special relationship of support for the Ozanam Inn.
To become a registered member of St. Patrick’s Church new members, along with members of St. John the Baptist Church, are asked to submit an Archdiocese of New Orleans registration card (white) to the rectory office.
This is St. Patrick's third pipe organ and it is installed behind the original Erben Organ Case.
www.oldstpatricks.org   (2891 words)

 Orders of Chivalry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Sovereign Military Order of Malta is one of the most widely known and most respected orders of chivalry active today.
Another site on this order, and the related and mutually recognized orders of St. John may be found on the British Heraldic Archive at The Orders of St. John.
The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem is a Papal Order of Chivalry reserved solely for practicing Roman Catholics.
www2.smumn.edu /facpages/~poshea/uasal/chivalry.html   (360 words)

 WorldNetDaily: The inspiring, true story of St. Patrick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Patrick," a remarkable biography of this extraordinary historical figure.
Kidnapped as a boy, Patrick was a slave for six years in pagan, druid Ireland.
It has been said that Patrick is one of the few figures in recorded history who was directly responsible for the completely non-violent religious conversion of an entire nation.
www.wnd.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=49105   (255 words)

 The Order of Saint Patrick
Saint Patrick was quite successful at winning converts in Ireland.
Patrick was arrested several times, but escaped each time.
Saint Patrick preached the gospel, healed the sick and cast out devils, just like Jesus of Nazareth and all the apostles did.
www.orderofsaintpatrick.org   (152 words)

 St Patrick's Flag
together with the date 1783, being the year in which our said Order was founded, and encircling the Cross of St Patrick Gules, surmounted with a Trefoil Vert each of its leaves charged with an Imperial Crown Or upon a field of Argent.
After the Act of Union the red saltire was inserted into the existing flag of Great Britain (itself a combination of the English St George's Cross and the Scottish St Andrew's Cross) as a symbol of Ireland, thereby forming the modern Union Jack:
While the St Patrick's Cross does not appear to have been used as a flag before the Union, it has been incorporated in a wide range of flags since then.
www.doyle.com.au /st_pats_flag.htm   (1638 words)

 United Irelander: OO issues St Patrick's Day message
I see the Orange Order has laughably issued its first ever St Patrick's Day message saying the festival should be about more than just 'green beer and leprechauns'.
The Order added that St Patrick’s message is in danger of being lost and that today should be a day of Christian reflection and re-dedication to Biblical standards and morality.
Sadly they continue to ban Catholics from joining the Order and they persist in hanging on to their triumphalist traditions, marching down areas where they are not welcome and sticking two fingers up at the locals.
unitedirelander.blogspot.com /2006/03/oo-issues-st-patricks-day-message.html   (315 words)

 Metroactive News & Issues | The St. Patrick's Four
On St. Patrick's Day 2003, three days before the first American blood was shed in Iraq, Peter DeMott, 58, Daniel Burns, 46, and Clare and Teresa Grady, 48 and 40, respectively, got into two Volvos in Ithaca, N.Y., and drove to a nearby recruiting center.
Like Cindy Sheehan, the St. Patrick's Four have begun to take on celebrity status among members of the antiwar movement, and that status is slowly spreading (at least in their immediate community) to mom-and-pop America.
Ultimately, however, the St. Patrick's Four were acquitted of the conspiracy charge because, they believe, they successfully appealed to the jurors' consciences.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sonoma/10.12.05/four-0541.html   (2938 words)

 Amazon.com: St. Patrick's Day: Books: Gail Gibbons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Kindergarten-Grade 2-A basic introduction to the holiday-how it began, the life and works of St. Patrick, and the various ways in which the day is celebrated.
She covers the salient details of Patrick's life--his boyhood in slavery, his return to Britain, where he was ordained, and his life dedicated to the conversion of the Irish--and she highlights the symbols and happenings of St. Patrick's Day.
At the conclusion, she describes some of St. Patrick's miracles, one to an illustrated box.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0823411737?v=glance   (818 words)

 St. Patrick Parish, Rolla Missouri
Patrick Parish will hold a Corpus Christi procession and Benediction after the 10 AM Mass on Sunday, June 18.
Following Mass, we will process with the Blessed Sacrament from the church, down St. Patrick Lane to Vichy Road and from there to the Newman Center, where Benediction will be held.
Previously, our bulletins had to be transmitted to St. Louis by mid-week, which made it impossible to insert late-breaking items of interest to the parish.
www.rollanet.org /~stpats   (863 words)

 Amazon.com: The Most Illustrious Order: The Order of St. Patrick & its Knights: Books: Peter Galloway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
These hard-to-find titles are not discounted and are subject to an additional charge of $1.99 per book due to the extra cost of ordering them.
This is the difinitive history of the Order, setting it in context as a political, social, cultural and ceremonial constituent of viceregal Ireland.
Alsoincluded: a survey of the 146 knights of the order appointed between 1783 and 1936, and complete lists of the Grand Masters, Knights and Officers.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0906290236?v=glance   (466 words)

 St. Patricks
Patrick logo of your choice on the left chest of each item.
To Place An Order: Please fill out the St. Patrick Wear Order Form, attach your check, and turn into the St. Patricks School Office.
Orders will be picked up each Monday and delivered back to school within 7-10 working days.
www.lapromotions.com /saintpatrick/stpatrickwear.html   (87 words)

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