Saint Patrick's Day

Is St. Patrick's Day a religious holiday?

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2009-11-07 18:28:00

Yes it is. It is in honour of St. Patrick who is credited with

bringing Christianity to Ireland. It is Ireland's national holiday,

and also a day of holy obligation, meaning that people go to their

churches on that day. Around the world where there are Irish

people, it is celebrated, though it is not a holiday in all of

those countries.

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