There are many different legends of Saint Patrick, but Catholic Online states that his parents, Calpurnius and Conchessa, were Romans, making Saint Patrick of Italian decent, although he was born in Kilpatrick, Scotland.... More »

Saint Patrick was never canonized by the Catholic Church, but people and churches all around the world view him as a saint for his missionary work. He died on March 17, 460. The date of his death is called Saint Patrick'... More »

The man who eventually came to be known as St. Patrick was born under the name of Maewyn Succat around 390 C.E. His name was likely changed to Patrick when he was around 16 years old, at which point he is said to have be... More »

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Saint Patrick was never canonized by the Catholic Church, but people and churches all around the world view him as a saint for his missionary work. He died on March 17, 460. The date of his death is called Saint Patrick'... More »

In 385 A.D., St. Patrick was born near Dumbarton, Scotland to Roman-British parents, so he was Roman-British by birth. At the age of 14, he was captured and enslaved by Irish raiders, who put him to work tending sheep in... More »

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Although Saint Patrick lived in the British Isles and became known as the Patron Saint of Ireland, it is widely believed that he was of Roman heritage. The exact details of his life, who is believed to have been born und... More »

A popular prayer associated with Saint Patrick is "Saint Patrick's Breastplate," of uncertain authorship but attributed to the saint himself. A traditional greeting exchanged between Irish speakers translates to "God and... More »