March 17

What do you know about St Patrick


St. Patrick, the apostle of Ireland, is one of the most well known and popular Catholic saints. Of course, he wasn’t actually Irish and his birth name wasn’t Patrick! Maewyn Succat was born to Calpurnius and Conchessa, a Roman couple who lived in Britain overseeing the colonies, according to Catholic Online.1 Take this brief quiz to learn more about St. Patrick and the holiday held in his honor.


1. St. Patrick’s color was not green. Green became associated with St. Paddy’s Day during the 1798 Irish rebellion. What color represented St. Patrick?2

a. Red

b. Blue

c. Gold


2. What does Erin go Braugh (Éirinn go Brách) mean?3

a. Ireland forever

b. Drink green beer

c. Snakes out of Ireland


3. Pubs in Ireland were closed on St. Patrick’s Day until what year?4

a. 1924

b. 1950

c. 1961


Whether you’re Irish or not, we wish you a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day! 


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