Wednesday May 05, 2021

St Patrick's Day 2017


St Patricks Day celebrations on the streets in wonderful green ensemble.
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Daylight Saving Start
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St Patricks Day
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St Patrick's Day for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, 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 2017

Friday, March 17th is day number 76 of the 2017 calendar year with -4 years, -1 month, -19 days until St Patrick's Day 2017.



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, Christian
When:March 17th annually

Dates for St Patricks Day

HolidayDateDays to Go
St Patricks Day 2020 Tuesday, March 17, 2020 -414
St Patricks Day 2021 Wednesday, March 17, 2021 -49
St Patricks Day 2022 Thursday, March 17, 2022 316
St Patricks Day 2023 Friday, March 17, 2023 681
St Patricks Day 2024 Sunday, March 17, 2024 1047
St Patricks Day 2025 Monday, March 17, 2025 1412


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