St. Patrick was not Irish

St. Patrick was not Irish

Did you know … In 387 AD, Maewyn Succat, who later became known as St. Patrick, was born to Roman parents in Kilpatrick, Scotland. Ireland was called Hibernia in those days. Kidnapped Raiders from Hibernia kidnapped Maewyn when he turned sixteen. Miliuc bought him as a slave to tend his sheep. For six years, Maewyn lived a difficult life as a shepherd. He learned to speak Gaelic, the Irish language. He prayed to God many times. Sometimes he prayed all night. He became a strong Christian. Maewyn escapes One day a voice told him that he would soon return home. He walked 200 miles to the sea and boarded a ship. Eventually he went to France and became a priest. After he became a bishop, the pope gave him a new name, Patricius, Latin for Patrick. Go back to...

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