March 16, 2012
Who Was the Real Saint Patrick?
Greg Tobin, Huffington Post
What do we know about Saint Patrick? Well, we know what he tells us:
"I am Patrick, a sinner, the most unschooled and least of all the faithful, and utterly despised by many."
When Patrick wrote those first words of his Confession -- his spiritual biography, penned some 16 centuries ago -- he was an elderly, experienced evangelist (think Billy Graham) under fire from the Catholic Church hierarchy in his native Britain (come to think of it, think Billy Graham).
TAGGED: God only knows