Perhaps we should do, after all St Patrick’s Day Gnome hug Captain Morgan Rum shirt. he was snatched from our shores by those wicked Irish Celts and made to toil as a slave. Being a saintly person, he didn’t hold a grudge for long and graciously banished snakes from their beautiful island. There’s no cultural antipathy against St Patrick’s day, nobody will care if you choose to celebrate it but generally it’s not really our thing and many of us recognise that the contemporary St Patrick’s day is really a crass American invention that causes some Irish people real ones in Ireland to feel faintly bemused.
Frankly, most English people don’t even celebrate St Patrick’s Day Gnome hug Captain Morgan Rum shirt, I don’t even know when it is, celebrating St Patrick’s day would be a bit weird. It is celebrated on the date of the good saint’s death March 17th each year. On the General Roman Calendar it is an optional memorial. In Ireland, and in all other parish which hold St. Patrick as their patron such as my own, this feast is upgraded to a solemnity. In fact, in Ireland it is a holy day of obligation. Catholics of Ireland must celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.