Daily Archives: March 17, 2014

March 17

St. Patrick’s Day  Reflection  True history and legend are intertwined when it comes to St. Patrick. Carried into captivity by marauders, Patrick was sold as a slave to an Irish chieftan named Milchu in Dalriada, an area in present-day county Antrim. Here, for six years he tended his master’s flocks. In his Confessio he wrote: “But after I reached Hibernia…

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