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St Patrick's Day 2005


St Patricks Day celebrations on the streets in wonderful green ensemble.St Patricks Day celebrations on the streets in wonderful green ensemble.

St Patrick's Day for the year 2005 is celebrated/ observed on Thursday, March 17th.


St. Patrick's Day also called Feast of St. Patrick, and St. Patty’s day is observed on March 17 and marks the death date of Saint Patrick who is the patron saint of Ireland. In the early 17th century, it was made an official Christian feast day observed by the Church of Ireland, the Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church, and Lutheran Church. The day celebrates the arrival of Christianity in Ireland as well as the culture of Ireland, and commemorates the death of Saint Patrick.

Saint Patrick’s Day around the world

In Europe, Ireland, England, Malta, Russia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Scotland, and Switzerland all celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Other countries around the world celebrating the Day are Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Canada, Mexico, Argentina and the United States. Celebrations include recognition of the local Irish populations and a tribute to their culture and Christian religion.

Is St Patrick Irish

St Patrick came from Wales or Scotland where he was abducted at the age of 16 and brought to Northern Ireland as a slave. So no he was not Irish. He was then brought to Slemish Mountian in County Antrim to herd sheep and escaped. He ended up staying in Ireland preaching, baptizing and building churches until his death in the year 461 [1].

Days to St. Patrick’s Day

Thursday, March 17th is day number 76 of the 2005 calendar year with -14 years, -3 months, -7 days until St Patrick's Day 2005.


More information on St Patrick's Day. (Traditions, Customs and History)


Further Reading:
More from Encyclopedia Britannica St. Patrick’s Day


References:
1.”9 St. Patrick’s Day Facts” - Ireland, Ireland.com.


St Patrick's Day
Name(s):St Patrick's Day, Feast of Saint Patrick, St Paddy's Day, Patrick's Day
Type:Observance, Chistian
When:March 17th annually

March 2005 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 2Read Across America Day 2005Observance-5228
Mar 4Employee Appreciation Day 2005Observance-5226
Mar 8Maha Shivaratri 2005Hindu-5222
Mar 17 St. Patrick's Day 2005 Observance -5213
Mar 20Palm Sunday 2005Christian-5210
Mar 20 Spring/Fall - March equinox 2005 Season -5210
Mar 24Purim 2005Jewish-5206
Mar 24Maundy Thursday 2005Christian-5206
Mar 25Good Friday 2005Christian-5205
Mar 25Holi 2005Hindu-5205
Mar 26Holy Saturday 2005Christian-5204
Mar 27 Easter 2005 Christian -5203
Mar 28Easter Monday 2005Christian-5202

St Patrick's Day by Year



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