17Mar Presider’s Page for 17 March (Lá Fhéile Pádraig – Gaeilge & Béarla)

In the heart of Lent, we keep the feast of Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. We mark the day by praising God the creator, who sustained Patrick, and who sustains the Church, in good times and bad.

17Mar 17 March, 2017. St Patrick, Principal Patron of Ireland

1st Reading: Sirach 39:6-10

One who was filled with the spirit of understanding

If the great Lord is willing, he will be filled with the spirit of understanding;
he will pour forth words of wisdom of his own and give …

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