Posts Tagged ‘Ireland’
St. Patrick, Fact or Fiction?
This Friday, St. Patrick’s Day, I’ll be giving a talk on the popular Saint to the residents of Notre Dame Village. As I prepared the presentation, I learned a great deal about him that you might find of interest. Because my name is Kathleen, some people assume that I am Irish. I’m not. But neither…Read More
St. Patrick, Fact and Fiction
Because my name is Kathleen, occasionally someone will ask me if I’m Irish. I’m not, except on March 17, when suddenly everyone is Irish. We eat corned beef and cabbage, wear green, decorate with shamrocks, dance an Irish jig, and sing “Danny Boy.” The Chicago River has already been dyed green as usual. All of…Read More