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St. Patrick an Example of Unity and Solidarity in This Irish Church

ARMAGH, Northern Ireland– Celebrations in Ireland today for the feast of St Patrick emphasized building unity between Protestants and Catholics and remembering all immigrants, including the Irish in the US. On the eve of St Patrick’s Day, Catholic and Protestant cathedrals were both lit up in green to commemorate the feast day. A vigil walk, …

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5 Things About St. Patrick That You Probably Didn’t Know

From Catholic News Agency, by Mary Rezac St. Patrick, patron saint of Nigeria (who wasn’t Irish and wasn’t the first Christian missionary to Ireland and didn’t drive the snakes out), pray for us. Wait, what? Popular devotion to St. Patrick might have one believing that he was an Irish pied piper who led the snakes out of …

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