A Shamrock Day

Regardless of it being March 30th on the civil calendar today, it’s also March 17th on the Julian calendar – thus, St. Patrick‘s Day again for some. 🙂

Icons of St. Patrick often show him holding a three-leafed shamrock growing on a single stem, he used this to illustrate the Holy Trinity – our One God in Three Persons.

St. Patrick wrote many hymns. Here is an excerpt from a beautiful, longer hymn, the Lorica (Breastplate) of St. Patrick. “I bind unto myself today, the Strong Name of the Trinity! By Invocation of the same, the Three in One, and One in Three!”   ~ St. Patrick

St. Patrick’s Lorica Hymn, sung by the GG’s (Abridged Version)

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