If Saint Patrick came back to life today, nearly 1600 years after his death, he would undoubtedly understand and appreciate the celebrations being held in honor of the piety of his life’s work. Without …..
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Nobody knows. But Saint Patrick says he was born there. Here he is, kicking off his famous Confession:
Happy St. Patrick’s Day.Nothing about Patrick’s life is particularly clear, but he seems to have been born a mere 1623 years ago, in 385. (Not on March 17th, though, as far as we know.) That would have made Patrick a contemporary of St. Augustine of Hippo and of Theodosius the Great, the last emperor of the unified Roman Empire.