"It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery." Galatian 5:1
Wearing the green... eating party food... dancing the jig... is that all there is to St. Patrick's Day?
Actually the roots of St. Patrick's Day stem from a British Christian child, kidnapped and kept in slavery in Ireland. After he finally escaped, he later returned so to care for the Irish people and teach them about God. Due to his dedicated kindness, he later became St. Patrick.
Below are resources on truths regarding St. Patrick.
- Here's a 2-minute video from the History Channel you can show in class.
- St. Patrick - Catholic Online
- How the Irish Saved Civilization, by Thomas Cahill
Whatever we feel enslaved to in life, God can grant us the freedom to overcome it in His love and strength.
Now, that's something to celebrate!
friend, we are loved and chosen by God,