Tuesday, March 17, 2009

March 17 Birthday: St. Patrick

St. Patrick
AD 373-493
Mar. 17=St. Patrick’s Day

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland by Tomie dePaola (Holiday House, 1992)

Born in Britain, Patrick was kidnapped as a boy and spent time in Ireland as a slave. Follow the story of his life and sainthood as well as five legends about him in this book.

The University of College Cork is an online resource for Irish history, literature and politics.