Happy St. Patrick’s Day – It’s a Green, Lucky Day!

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! May the luck of the Irish be with you (especially if you are buying or selling a home right now.)

Interested in some St. Patrick’s Day home decor? Check out Sibcy Cline’s Pinterest board here.

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Or, take a peek at green home decor ideas from another Sibcy Cline Pinterest board here.

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History of St. Patrick’s Day
March 17th is the death date of the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick (385-416 AD). The day was made an official feast day in the early 17th century, celebrating the arrival of Christianity into Ireland as well as Irish culture. In Ireland, this public holiday involves parades and festivals as well as wearing green clothes or displaying shamrocks.

Saint Patrick was born to a wealthy, Christian Romano-British family. He was kidnapped and enslaved in Ireland when he was 16 years old. Patrick escaped the island, but went back later as a bishop where he converted the Irish to Christianity. He used the shamrock to explain the doctrine of the Trinity.

Why Green?
The green shamrock worn in celebration of the holiday grew to wearing entire outfits of green. “Wearing of the green” means to wear a shamrock on one’s clothing.

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One thought on “Happy St. Patrick’s Day – It’s a Green, Lucky Day!

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