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Who Was St. Patrick, and Would He Drink Green Beer?
Originally Posted: 03/13/2015 - 9:12am | Type: Blog

It’s a pretty safe bet he would have loved a beer, green or otherwise. For Catholics, Episcopalians and some Lutherans, March 17 is the Feast Day of St. Patrick . For the rest ...

Saint Patrick, Druids, and the Snakes: The Truth is in the Middle
Originally Posted: 03/17/2013 - 4:33pm | Type: Blog

Interestingly, the last glacial period (some 10,000-100,000 years ago, depending on whom you ask) beat St. Patrick to the snake banishing. But, Christian tradition has given Patrick all the credit. So, if ther ...