Saint Patrick was actually a Brit, never drove snakes out of Ireland and was a real saint!
On the classic sit-com How I Met Your Mother, Barry Stinson urges his friends, “Come on! Let’s drink green beer. Let’s do green Jello shots. Where is your Saint Patrick’s Day spirit?”
However, Saint Patrick himself, who was not Irish but British, writes, “My name is Patrick. I am a sinner. I most certainly believe that it is the gift of God that I am what I am. He is the fount of holiness.”
Not exactly what comes to mind when we think of St. Patrick’s Day. [Watch or continue reading]
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