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St Patrick was an undocumented migrant – but the immigration debate was as complex in his time as it is today

On the Feast of St Patrick, Archbishop Eamon Martin has urged the faithful to remember the plight of migrants

The patron saint of Ireland was one of 15 names added to the Russian Orthodox menology

Growing up in Ireland, we learnt in primary school that one of St Patrick’s stellar achievements was banishing the snakes from Ireland

The Reek Sunday ascent of Croagh Patrick in County Mayo was called off due to high winds

How did St Patrick’s Day become such a successful ‘brand’?

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

How to get more from MAGNIFICAT, the daily spiritual life companion

Cardinal Egan retired as archbishop of New York in 2009 and was instrumental in helping the city recover in the aftermath of 9/11

Cardinal Timothy Dolan supports New York’s St Patrick’s Day committee ahead of next year’s parade

But beware the dangerous new tradition that paints 20th century Ireland as a grim theocracy