Let's be honest: St. Patrick's day is known for a few things: drinking, green shirts, and gaudy parades. Chicago dyes its river, we get nervous we're going to get pinched, and copious amounts of green food coloring are consumed.
I (Angela) have not always been a fan of St. Patrick's day. I'm not Irish, I'm German. It's always seemed like a whack holiday to me. Until I heard about the true meaning of St. Patty's day and the man behind it - St. Patrick.
St. Patrick is given credit for bringing Christianity to Ireland, and even kicking out all the snakes (single-handedly.) Check out this video: