In Honor of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in the Civil War....

Happy Easter!

Peter Cottontail Here comes Peter Cottontail Hoppin’ down the bunny trail, Hippity hoppity, Easter’s on its way Bringin’ ev’ry girl and boy A basketful of Easter joy Things to make your Easter Bright and gay He’s got jelly beans for Tommy...

5 Things You May Not Have Known About St. Patrick

Did you know Saint Patrick was not Irish? His birth name was Maewyn Succat and he was born in Kilpatrick, Scotland. Did you know Saint Patrick did not drive the snakes out of Ireland? The popular tale goes that it was he who drove the snakes from the Emerald Isle, but...

St. Patty’s Day Celebrations Around The World

St. Patrick’s Day began as a holiday to remember the life of a man named St. Patrick who did good work in Ireland in the late 5th Century. But over the years, St. Patrick’s Day has become more of a day to simply celebrate being Irish. Traditional symbols...

Happy Mardi Gras!

Mardi Gras dates back thousands of years to pagan celebrations of spring and fertility. When Christianity arrived in Rome, religious leaders decided to incorporate the popular tradition into the new faith, so the excess and debauchery of the Carnival season became a...
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