Inspirational Thoughts from St. Patrick

St. Patrick was a fifth-century Romano-British Christian missionary Inspirational Thoughts from St. Patrickand bishop in Ireland. Known as the “Apostle of Ireland”, he is the primary patron saint of Ireland, the other patron saints being Brigit of Kildare and Columba. He is venerated in the Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion, the Lutheran Churches, the Old Catholic Church, and in the Eastern Orthodox Church as equal-to-the-apostles and Enlightener of Ireland..

“I am imperfect in many things, nevertheless I want my brethren and kinsfolk to know my nature so that they may be able to perceive my soul’s desire.”

St Patrick’s Day was celebrated on March 17 (the date of Saint Patrick death in 461).

St. Patrick of IrelandAlthough he is considered an Irish Catholic saint, his “day” is celebrated in many countries including, of course, Ireland, the US, the United Kingdom, and Canada.

I don’t know much about St. Patrick or his life, but miracles and special traditions are remembered and attributed to him.  But obviously, he made an impact that is still relevant today.

So today (actually yesterday) I honor St. Patrick and his life.

Before I close, I want to share this last profound quote from St. Patrick:

“Sufficient for me is that honour which is not seen of men but is felt in the heart, as faithful is He who hath promised and who never lies.”

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