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The Legends And Traditions Of St. Patrick’s Day
By: Megan Bell
St. Patrick was a priest who spent his life converting the Irish to Christianity. He used the three-leafed shamrock to describe the theory of the Trinity – the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Legend says he put the curse of God on all the venomous snakes in Ireland and led them to t…
Mardi Gras: How The Celebration And Madness Began
By: Megan Bell
Mardi Gras, aka “Fat Tuesday,” originated from Christianity in Europe and marked the day before Lent.
Catholics used to celebrate Carnival about a week prior to Lent, consuming all the milk, cheese, eggs and meat in their homes. Fat Tuesday was the last day they could splurge before the…

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