Category: Miscellaneous

The Origins of St. Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day, also known as The Feast of Saint Patrick (in Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig) is a cultural and religious celebration held in predominantly English-derived countries (Ireland, Canada, The United States and New Zealand) on March 17th. Who was St. Patrick? Known as the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick is one of the

The Origins of Groundhog Day

With Groundhog Day almost upon us, I thought I’d take today and explain what exactly Groundhog Day is. So what is it? Put simply, it’s a popular tradition celebrated here in the US, (specifically in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania) as well as parts of Canada, such as Quebec. Celebrated every February 2nd, the tradition derives from superstitions
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