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  1. Saint Patrick ( Latin: Patricius; Irish: Pádraig [ˈpˠɑːɾˠɪɟ] or [ˈpˠaːd̪ˠɾˠəɟ]; Welsh: Padrig) was a fifth-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland. Known as the "Apostle of Ireland", he is the primary patron saint of Ireland, the other patron saints being Brigid of Kildare and Columba.

  2. Oct 14, 2009 · St. Patrick was a British-born Christian who converted the Irish to Christianity while he was a prisoner in Ireland. He is the patron saint of Ireland, but he was never canonized by the Catholic Church. Learn more about his life, visions, miracles, and legacy.

  3. Mar 15, 2023 · Saint Patrick is Ireland’s patron saint, known for spreading Christianity throughout the country as a missionary during the 5th century. Updated: Mar 14, 2023 Getty Images Jump to: Who Was...

  4. Feb 16, 2024 · Who was St. Patrick? St. Patrick’s Day, feast day (March 17) of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. Born in Roman Britain in the late 4th century, he was kidnapped at the age of 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave. He escaped but returned about 432 ce to convert the Irish to Christianity.

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  5. Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick ( Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, lit. 'the Day of the Festival of Patrick'), is a religious and cultural holiday held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick ( c. 385 – c. 461 ), the foremost patron saint of Ireland .

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