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Flowers and Plants for St. Patrick’s Day

By Bud Dauphin on February 28, 2017 in Flowers, St. Patrick's Day. 0 Comments

You may not realize that Maewyn Succat's Day is nearly upon us, probably because you wouldn't recognize the birth name of St. Patrick. Not only is his name a surprise to most, but so is his heritage - the most famous Irishman is not actually Irish, he is British! How Did That Happen? Young Mr. Succat became Father Patrick when he was ordained a Catholic priest. He became a missionary to Ireland and is thought to have nearly single-handedly converted the small country to Christianity. He was so adored by the Celtic people that the commemorated the day he died with a somber holiday. Over the years, it has become the cultural and religious celebration we know today - which resembles a party more than a religious feast day! Read More about Flowers and Plants for St. Patrick’s Day