Why Do We Celebrate St. Patricks Day?

Do you ever stop to think about why we celebrate some of the holidays we celebrate? Ok, some holidays are pretty obvious and make sense ( Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter… ). But what about Valentines Day, or worse yet, St. Patricks Day? Well I will say this, if it’s on the calendar and it gets you out of doing something you don’t want to, i.e. work, then you might as well go all out for it.

So really, how did St. Patricks Day become a holiday? It’s actually kind of interesting. Here is a little history lesson to store in some random part of your brain…

Via: Windy City Novelties

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