On his feast day, learn a little more about the patron saint of Ireland and how he can inspire you.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! On the feast of the famous 5th-century saint, we can take a look back at his life and see what we can learn from the many challenges he faced. One thing is certain: the patron saint of Ireland was driven by his deep faith and convictions and wasn’t afraid to stand up for what he believed to be right.
Here are just a few examples inspired by the findings of Lisa Bitel, a professor of history and religion, of how St. Patrick found strength in doing what was right, no matter the consequences, and how you can try and emulate him.