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This may seem like a stupid question, but what is the true meaning of St. Patrick's Day?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:47 PM on Mar. 17, 2011 in Holidays

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  • Saint Patrick's Day is now associated with everything Irish, from the colour green to shamrocks, good luck to Guinness! However the color of Saint Patrick is blue!!

    However, its true meaning is as a time-honoured day for spiritual regeneration and offering prayers for missionaries worldwide.

    St Patrick's day is always celebrated on the 17th March. Many believe St Patrick died on this day. The day is a religious holiday, so along with many businesses closing for the day (with the exception being restaurants and pubs), many Irish people attend mass.

    In many cities and towns, all over the world, with an Irish population, St. Patrick's Day is a day to party! The people of Ireland often attend church in the morning and then get together and party in the afternoon.

    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 1:49 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • Many believe today is the day St. Patrick (patron saint of Ireland died). Originally, it was a religious holiday.
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 1:49 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • it's my great grand ma birthday
    dutchcanadain

    Answer by dutchcanadain at 1:52 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • What the first two posters said. And in my Family, it is Our favorite and most celebrated Holiday!
    -AJ

    Answer by -AJ at 2:09 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

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