17March, 2017 World
We’re giving you the green light to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this March 17! We know you’ve commemorated this holiday in the past, but have you ever learned about why it exists? Today’s your lucky day, because we’re about to tell you. (We’re trying to fit as many St. Patty’s puns in here as possible. Can you tell?) St. Patrick’s Day is both a cultural and religious celebration. It falls on the date of the death of St. Patrick, who was a patron saint of Ireland. In the early 17th century, it was even made an official Christian feast! But now, people celebrate it all kinds of ways — from drinking green beer to wearing green clothing. Grab your beer (if you’re of legal drinking age) and let’s celebrate!