St. Patrick of Ireland 3.5 Inch Figurine by Roman Inc
Hail, glorious St. Patrick! We
honor thy name, Tho Erin
may claim thee, the world
knows thy fame. The faith of
our fathers is our treasure
too. How holy the thought,
that they learned it from you.
Thru crosses and trials its
fires burn bright, they show
us the way,and the truth, and
the light, Great Saint!
Intercede, that we always
may be devoted and loyal,
true children of thee. Our
love and devotion be ever
like thine. Our thought be of
Jesus, our heart be His shrine.
And when to the end of life's
path we have trod. Be near
us great Bishop, anointed
Verse on back Story of St. Patrick:
The name Patrick is from Latin and signifies noble. As
a young boy, St. Patrick was very devout and was
instructed and sacred learning. As a man of just 16
years, St. Patrick was stolen from his father's farm by Irish
raiders who sold him into slavery. During his time and slavery,
St. Patrick held with his practice of saying many prayers to
God each day and night. St. Patrick escaped from the slavery
six years later and traveled a difficult journey to his original
home. Having been held captive by the pagan Irish people, St.
Patrick devoted his life to bringing the Christian faith to the
St Patrick studied at a monastery in France and became a
priest. After about 15 years, saint Patrick was made a bishop
and went to the north and west parts of Ireland where he was
welcomed. He established many churches throughout Ireland
and converted many of the pagan people by teaching them
all about the Catholic religion.
St Patrick talk to people about the Trinity and used the
Shamrock as an example of how the three leaves are of one
plant. It is believed that he drove out all the evils from the land
of the Irish. The legend is that saint Patrick use a staff which was
given to him by Jesus to drive out all the snakes from Ireland.
St. Patrick told of his own conversion end of the gifts and
strengths which God gave them. This story of St. Patrick's
is known as the Confession, St Patrick is the patron of Ireland.
Feast Day: March 17
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