What are the special qualities of Saint Patrick?
Saint Patrick, also known as â??Patrick of Irelandâ?? or â??The
Apostle of Irelandâ?? was a 5th Century Christian Missionary. He
was captured by a group of Irish pirates at the age of sixteen, but
was released after six years. While in captivity, he worked as a
shepherd, which helped his strengthen his relationship with God. He
claimed that he used to return the gifts given to him from wealthy
women, did not accept payments for baptisms nor for ordaining
priests and paid back for the gifts of kings and judges.