In honor of  St. Patrick’s Day, I’d like to share this post from 2015:

As those of you who have watched readaloud, St. Patrick and the Peddler, learned, Ireland is also known as “The Land of Saints and Scholars.”

Here’s why …

St. Brigid
St. Brigid – Patron saint of Ireland, poets, babies, midwives, and blacksmiths – Feast Day  – February 1st
St. Brendan – Patron Saint of boatmen, sailors, travelers, and whales – Feast Day – May 16
St. Ita – Teacher of St. Brendan – Feast Day – January 15


St. Kevin
St. Kevin – Patron Saint of Blackbirds – Feast day – June 3rd