St. Patrick was Italian, with Roman parents

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St. Patrick was Italian, with Roman parents

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St.patricks day parade fifth avenue 1909
Maria Gloria
March 15, 2013

 

Dear Readers,
March is the month I like to recycle my “St. Patrick was Italian” column and remind you that Italo-Irish author, Tomie de Paola’s delightful book for children “Patrick- Patron Saint of Ireland” is available at the S.F. Museo Italo-Americano Gift Shop.
 
The first St. Patrick’s Day in the U.S. was held in Boston in 1734.  By stretching things a bit, you can correctly

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