Saint Patrick’s Day!!

Saint Patricks Day!!

Averiyan Rougeau, Writer

Did you know that Saint Patrick’s Day was based off a person? Saint Patrick had lived during the fifth century who was the patron saint of Ireland. He was born in Roman Britain but unfortunately, he was kidnapped and brought to Ireland as a slave at the age of 16, but soon he returned to Ireland after escaping and then he began to credit Christianity to its people. There are many things that might’ve not been pointed out before you did get the chance to hear about Saint Patrick’s Day, so I’ve decided to come up with some answers on this topic.


  • What Is Saint Patrick’s Day?

Saint Patrick’s Day is observed for the death of St. Patrick the patron saint of Ireland. It involved celebrations such as parades, special foods, and a specific color. This celebration would happen on March 17th, on Friday.


  • How do You Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

You celebrate this tradition by eating green foods such as cabbage, drinks, and anything that has green in it, you could also dress in green, some say if you are to dress in green it gives you “good luck”. People would dress as leprechaun’s during this day as well to get into the traditional spirit.


  • What Are The Most Biggest Celebrations That Were Held For St. Patrick’s Day?

The biggest celebrations that were held across the United Starts for this tradition are Chicago and Illinois, the parades were held on rivers and on the streets with amazing performances, not only was Chicago and Illinois the biggest parades for this celebration New York City and Boston also had huge celebrations as well.