Mar 17, 2009

Happy St. Patty's Day!

Slate has an article about St. Patrick and the historicity (and veracity) of the claims made about him. Sure enough, like most early-church saints, we don't know too much about him, though we have many, many legends.

Those legends have become an intergral part of Irish culture. Below, for your viewing enjoyment, is one clip from the Oscar-nominated "Give Up Yer Aul Sins"--the story of St. Patrick as told by a young Irish schoolgirl:

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