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1. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 11y

A little late for St.Patricks Day...but I couldn't stop laughing, so I HAD to share;)
:)

http://www.t-shirthumor.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=stpt&Category_Code=tops

2. Posted by smythy (Full Member 237 posts) 11y

Very good! funny! guess it took a while to come across that un!

3. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 11y

I've lead a sheltered life...;)

4. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 11y

I thought Saint Patrick converted the Pagans to Christians? What is this about snakes? Or were the Pagans considered snakes?

5. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 11y

Wasn't St. Patrick kidnapped and then forced to convert?

6. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 11y

Anyone know the answer?

7. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 11y

Quoting Brendan

I thought Saint Patrick converted the Pagans to Christians? What is this about snakes? Or were the Pagans considered snakes?

he did convert the pagans to christians etc , back at that time all Pagans were depicted as snakes in illustrations and books,.....

8. Posted by Tsunami (Full Member 35 posts) 11y

I had to work on Paddy Day :( But this means I got paid 150% that day + having an extra holiday to take later this year

9. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

Quoting tway

Wasn't St. Patrick kidnapped and then forced to convert?

Quoting Brendan

Anyone know the answer?

Born to an aristocratic British family in the fifth century, Patrick was kidnapped by slave raiders at age 15 and sold to an Irish farmer. After six years of tending sheep he escaped, walked 200 miles to a port city he had seen in a dream, and sailed for home. Years later, as a priest or bishop, he returned to Ireland. Bribing petty kings for safe passage through their rural domains, he preached, baptized and established churches in his beloved adopted land.

10. Posted by dpd (Full Member 138 posts) 11y

It's obvioue he was a great salesman, have you ever climbed Croagh Partick?.TWO DIE ON HOLY MOUNT; TRAGEDY OF CROAGH PATRICK PILGRIMS Two die in holy mountain climb.(News)
The Mirror (London, England); 7/28/2003
Byline: MICHAEL DOYLE

TWO pilgrims died on separate religious mountain climbs just miles apart.

The weekend tragedies happened in Co Mayo as thousands gathered for the annual pilgrimage up Croagh Patrick.

A woman in her 30s climbing alone on the mountain collapsed and died from a suspected heart attack yesterday.

She is believed to be a South African who had been living in Westport.

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Call me a cynic, it's not that I don't beleive God or in spiritualiy, it's just the Church is full of hypocrites. Maybe they have just lost someone who is not !