Saint Patrick


Saint Patrick (5th century) is the best-known patron saint of Ireland and one of the most successful Christian missionaries in history. He is credited with expanding literacy in Ireland through the monastic orders he established, revising and codifying the Brehon Laws, and converting the country to Christianity.

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  • c. 432 CE - c. 433 CE
    St. Patrick arrives in Ireland to begin his mission.