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).

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