Blog author: jcarter
by on Friday, March 16, 2012

He was an aristocratic Brit, kidnapped by pirates at the age of sixteen and sent to Ireland where he was sold into slavery. Six years later he escapes, becomes a priest, returns to Ireland, and faces off against hordes of Druids. Because of his work, thousands of Irish pagans came to know Christ and Ireland became one of the most Christian nations in Europe

So raise a glass of green ale tomorrow in memory of Patrick, the Indiana Jones of saints.


  • Rev. Mike

    And as Thomas Cahill noted in his book, How the Irish Saved Civilization, likely preserved western society altogether.

    • http://blog.acton.org Acton

      approv

  • http://twitter.com/johnnygf johnnygf

    Indy was scared of snakes. Legend has it snakes were afraid of Patrick!

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