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  Saint Patrick,saint patrick,St.Patrick,st. patrick
Patrick had a dream that encouraged him to flee his captivity and to head South where a ship was to be waiting for him.
Patrick was made a Bishop by Pope Celestine in the year 432 and, together with a small band of followers, travelled to Ireland to commence the conversion.
Patrick was tempted by the Devil whilst on a pilgrimage at Croagh Patrick.
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  Saint Patrick - LoveToKnow 1911
Patrick was doubtless educated as a Christian and was imbued with reverence for the Roman Empire.
Patrick probably felt great disappointment when Palladius was sent as the chosen envoy of Rome, but now Germanus seems to have decided that Patrick was the man for the task, and he was consecrated in 432.
Patrick landed at Inverdea, the mouth of the river Vartry in Wicklow, but we are not informed as to any of his doings in Leinster at this period.
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 Domestic-Church.Com:Saint Profile: Saint Patrick
Saint Germain, Bishop of Auxerre commended Patrick to the pope.
Saint Patrick arrived at the hill of Slane (pronounced Slay-ne), at the opposite extremity of the valley from Tara, on Easter Eve, and on the summit of the hill kindled the Paschal fire.
When Saint 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.
www.domestic-church.com /CONTENT.DCC/19980301/SAINTS/STPAT.HTM   (3079 words)

  
 Saint Patrick - Information about St. Patrick and His Mission to Ireland
While Patrick encouraged the Irish to become monks and nuns, it is not certain that he was a monk himself; it is even less likely that in his time the monastery became the principal unit of the Irish Church, although it was in later periods.
Patrick is also patron of Nigeria, which was evangelized primarily by Irish clergy, especially priests from Saint Patrick's Missionary Society (also known as the Kiltegan Missionaries).
Two of Patricks biographers, Muirchú and Tírechán are believed to have contributed to the cult of Patrick whereby they overemphasize Patricks dealings with the church of Armagh to make their stronghold as the head church of Ireland more effective.
www.irishpast.com /Saint_Patrick.html   (938 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Patrick
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
Patrick defied them to remove that cloud, and when all their efforts were made in vain, at his prayer the sun sent forth its rays and the brightest sunshine lit up the scene.
Patrick's mountain, and is honoured as the Holy Hill, the Mount Sinai, of Ireland.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11554a.htm   (5245 words)

  
 History of Saint Patrick and St. Patrick's day
St Patrick is known as the patron saint of Ireland.
Patrick was born in the later half of the 4th century AD.
Patrick was the son of Calpurnius, a Roman-British army officer.
www.theholidayspot.com /patrick/historyofpatrick.htm   (623 words)

  
  Patrick, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Patrick’s mission was successful; Ireland was almost entirely Christian by the time of his death.
Patrick modified them to harmonize with Christian practice, and he mitigated the harsher ones, particularly those that dealt with slaves and taxation of the poor.
Patrick was probably the author of the Lorica (or Breastplate) of St. Patrick, also called The Cry of the Deer (in Irish, Fáed Fíada), a mystic poem of faith written in Irish and Latin.
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 St. Patrick - MSN Encarta
Patrick concentrated on the west and north of Ireland, establishing his see at Armagh.
Patrick's two surviving works are written in Latin and demonstrate his acquaintance with the Vulgate translation of the Bible.
In one of these works, the Confessions, Patrick portrays himself as an ignorant yokel in an unequal contest with the powerful and learned adherents of Pelagianism.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761553439/Patrick_Saint.html   (255 words)

  
 Saint Patrick Summary
Patrick was born in a village that he identified as Bannavem Taberniae, probably near the sea in southwestern Britain.
Patrick was born in Britain in the late fourth century or early fifth century.
Patrick, arch-apostle, or archbishop and apostle of the Irish, rested on the 16th of the Kalends of April in the 120th year of his age, in the 60th year after he had come to Ireland to baptize the Irish.
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 About Saint Patrick
Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland as he was the one who brought Christianity to the Irish.
Saint Patrick told the people that the shamrock was like the idea of the Trinity — that in the one God there are three divine beings: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
The stories of Saint Patrick and the snakes are likely a metaphor for his bringing Christianity to Ireland and driving out the pagan religions (serpents were a common symbol in many of these religions).
www.dltk-holidays.com /patrick/about.htm   (451 words)

  
 Saint Patrick - Catholic Online
Patrick's captivity lasted until he was twenty, when he escaped after having a dream from God in which he was told to leave Ireland by going to the coast.
Patrick converted Dichu (the chieftain) after he was unable to move his arm until he became friendly to Patrick.
Patrick was a humble, pious, gentle man, whose love and total devotion to and trust in God should be a shining example to each of us.
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=89   (718 words)

  
 St. Patrick's Day -- Customs and History
The person who was to become St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was born in Wales about AD 385.
Far from being a saint, until he was 16, he considered himself a pagan.
Patrick, having adopted that Christian name earlier, was then appointed as second bishop to Ireland.
www.wilstar.com /holidays/patrick.htm   (467 words)

  
 www.St-Patricks-Day.com - ABOUT SAINT PATRICK
Saint Patrick is believed to have been born in the late fourth century, and is often confused with Palladius, a bishop who was sent by Pope Celestine in 431 to be the first bishop to the Irish believers in Christ.
Saint Patrick was the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland who is credited with bringing christianity to Ireland.
Saint Patrick is most known for driving the snakes from Ireland.
www.st-patricks-day.com /about_saintpatrick.asp   (520 words)

  
 Saint Patrick's Day Social Studies Lesson Plan, Thematic Unit, Activity, Worksheet, or Civics, American History, or ...
Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland.
Saint Patrick was born in 385 and died around the year 460.
It was used by Saint Patrick to illustrate the doctrine of the Holy Trinity as he introduced Christianity to Ireland.
www.lessonplanspage.com /SSOStPatricksDayHistory2.htm   (493 words)

  
 St. Patrick
Patrick was consecrated in 432, and departed forthwith for Ireland.
The stories of Patrick's encounter with the king's Druid priests are probably an accretion of later years; we are told of trials of skill and strength in which the saint gained a great victory over his pagan opponents.
Patrick died about 461, and was buried near the fortress of Saul, in the vicinity of the future cathedral town of Down.
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 Saint Patrick FAQ
It is a folk tale that Patrick drove the snakes off the “Emerald Isle.” Snakes being commonly associated with Satan, sin and evil since the Garden of Eden, this tale may have arisen as a metaphor of his single-handed effort to drive the idol-worshiping Druid cult out of Ireland.
During his 29 years as a missionary, it is said that Patrick baptized over 120,000 Irishmen, and established at least 300 churches (the Four Annals say 600 Churches) in which the Saviour God was owned, the Word of God was preached and the triune God was worshiped.
Patrick did not become a saint because of his good deeds in Ireland, but because of what he came to believe while still a slave boy in that country.
www.irishchristian.com /stpatrick   (764 words)

  
 Saint Patrick
Apart from a free day on the 17th of March, Saint Patrick is remembered in many stories and folklore as an heroic preacher who must have lived 70 lives if we believe all that is said about him.
Saint Patrick, "The Apostle of Ireland", was born about the end of the 4th century, probably somewhere along the west coast of Britain.
On one of these raids, Patrick, at the age of 16 years, was carried away as a slave.
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 Saint Patrick   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As a boy of sixteen, Patrick was captured by raiders and sold to an Irish chieftain, Milchu.
Patrick was summoned to Tara, and on the way he and his followers chanted the hymn known as "The Lorica" or "Saint Patrick's Breastplate".
Patrick's writings belong to the latter part of his life and confirm that he was less learned as a writer than he was persuasive as a speaker.
www.irelandseye.com /paddy2/patrick.html   (685 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   (144 words)

  
 Saint Patrick - explorefaith
Patrick was born in Britain in the latter part of the fourth century.
Patrick’s new life was beginning, but it would not be the life that he had envisioned.
Here is where Patrick becomes a soulfriend to me. He is a model of one who abandons his powerlessness to the mighty power of God.
explorefaith.org /saints/patrick.html   (768 words)

  
 Saint Patrick
On February 2nd, 1808, when Bishop Daniel Delany formally declared Saint Patrick to be the patron saint of the four men who were dedicating their lives to continue the mission of St Patrick as Brothers of Saint Patrick, he bestowed upon them a great name and a great spiritual legacy.
Like Saint Patrick and as declared in his great prayer The Breastplate, the Brothers strive to see Christ in his creation and in the people to whom they have committed their lives.
It is unclear exactly where Patricius Magonus Sucatus (Patrick) was born--somewhere in the west between the mouth of the Severn and the Clyde--but this most popular Irish saint was probably born in Scotland of British origin, perhaps in a village called Bannavem Taberniae.
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 Saint Patrick : le guide de la Saint Patrick 2007
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Car célébrer la St Patrick, c’est non seulement l'occasion de grandes retrouvailles pour les communautés celtiques, mais c’est aussi le prétexte idéal pour passer une nuit blanche à danser et à déguster des bières dans les pubs.
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 The Real St. Patrick - Saint Patrick and Celtic Spirituality
Yet, St. Patrick well deserves to be honored by the people of Ireland—and by downtrodden and excluded people everywhere.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by learning the legends associated with this Catholic saint, learning about other Irish saints and participating in St. Patrick’s Day activities.
Learn about the beloved saint whose name is celebrated far beyond the Ireland he Christianized in the fifth century.
www.americancatholic.org /Features/Patrick   (249 words)

  
 Kids Domain - St. Patrick's History
He was born somewhere near the end of the fourth century and took on the name Patrick or Patricus, after he became a priest, much later in his life.
Patrick was about sixty years old when he arrived in Ireland and it is said that he had a winning personality that helped him win converts.
Patrick used the shamrock leaf to symbolize the Trinity, and today many people wear a shamrock to commemorate Saint Patrick's Day.
www.kidsdomain.com /holiday/patrick/history.html   (805 words)

  
 The History of St. Patrick's Day   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, is one of Christianity's most widely known figures.
Above: A pilgrim stands by a cross on Croagh Patrick, a mountain located in the west of Ireland, where Saint Patrick fasted for forty days in 441 AD.
A pilgrimmage to the summit in honor of St. Patrick is a tradition dating back to the Stone Age.
www.historychannel.com /exhibits/stpatricksday/?page=patrick   (79 words)

  
 Welcome to the Saint Patrick Centre - world centre for irelands patron saint
The Saint Patrick Centre is an exciting interpretative exhibition which tells the fascinating story of Ireland's Patron Saint.
Through Patrick's own words a light is shone on the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and its development through his mission.
A series of interactive displays allow visitors to explore how Patrick's legacy developed in early Christian times and reveal the fabulous artwork and metalwork which was produced during this Golden Age.
www.saintpatrickcentre.com   (236 words)

  
 The 'Confessio' of Saint Patrick
I, Patrick, a sinner, a most simple countryman, the least of all the faithful and most contemptible to many, had for father the deacon Calpurnius, son of the late Potitus, a priest, of the settlement [vicus] of Bannavem Taburniae; he had a small villa nearby where I was taken captive.
Bieler "I am Patrick, a sinner, most unlearned, the least of all the faithful, and utterly despised by many.
uncredited mirror ditto "I, Patrick, a sinner, a most simple countryman, the least of all the faithful and most contemptible to many, had for father the deacon Calpurnius, son of the late Potitus, a presbyter, of the settlement of Bannaven Taburniae"
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 St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York
Saint Patrick's Cathedral, the seat of the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York.
Though Saint Patrick's was built in Gothic style, its design is original and distinct.
Saint Patrick's Cathedral is the continued quest to combine the resources of the earth with the talents of man in order to draw the minds, hearts and aspirations of a people to a higher level of thinking and feeling.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/medny/stpat1.html   (1194 words)

  
 2007 Saint Patrick's Day Parade - Saturday, March 17, 2007 11 A.M. 246th (NYC) New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade ...
The first official parade in the City was held in 1766 by Irishmen in a military unit recruited to serve in the American colonies.
However, as the years passed, the size of the parade increased and around the year 1851, as individual societies merged under a single grand marshal, the size of the parade grew sharply.
The annual parade down Fifth Avenue to honor the patron saint of Ireland is a New York tradition that dates as far back as 1766.
www.saintpatricksdayparade.com /NYC/newyorkcity.htm   (1038 words)

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