Presentation on theme: "HISTORY OF ST.PATRICK Saint Patrick is the most generally recognised patron saint of Ireland. Patrick was born in Roman Britain at Banna Venta Taberniae,"— Presentation transcript:
HISTORY OF ST.PATRICK Saint Patrick is the most generally recognised patron saint of Ireland. Patrick was born in Roman Britain at Banna Venta Taberniae, a location otherwise unknown. When he was about sixteen, he was captured and carried off as a slave to Ireland. Patrick worked as a herdsman, remaining a captive for six years. After six years he heard a voice telling him that he would soon go home, and then that his ship was ready. Fleeing his master, he travelled to a port, two hundred miles away,he says where he found a ship and, after various adventures, returned home to his family.
HISTORY OF ST.PATRICK He felt that his vocation is to preach the Christianity in Ireland, and therefore acquired the necessary training in two schools missionary in northern France. After the death of St. Palladius,Patrick was ordained bishop in 432 and sent to Ireland. He was preach the gospel mainly in the north and west of Ireland, where it had not yet proclaimed. Soon converted many tribal chiefs and their families and related people. Patrick died in 17 March 461 year. Biography of St. Patrick is swathe in many legends. One speaks of purgatory St. Patrick. Namely, in Lough Derg had come down to a deeper, and there meditate on punishments of hell, by the damned.For this village today many pilgrims come.
ST.PATRICK’S DAY March 17 popularly known as St. Patrick's Day is believed to be his death date and is the date celebrated as his feast day. The day is a national holiday of Ireland. In Poland, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, the United States and New Zealand, it is widely celebrated but is not an official Holiday. St. Patrick's Day is a day off from work. Irish people are organizing in many cities, street festivals and parades, which is dominated by green color - symbolizing the clover, traditionally attributed to St. Patrick. In many parts of the U.S., Britain, and Australia, in St. Patrick's Day, people usually drink alcoholic beverages (Irish beer,Irish whiskey, Irish Coffee or Baileys Irish Cream)