We found some of these wonderful St. Patrick's Day coloring pages in pictures from a glorious old book on Saint Patrick, St. Patrick, Apostle of Ireland (1911).
Then we put four pages in the first download, plus two more Irish coloring pages, and several bishop coloring pages at the bottom of this page. Thank you for looking!
St. Patrick is famous for his conversion of the Irish and for his description of there being three Persons in one God using the clover. A three leaf clover has three leaflets on one leaf. His description was close enough that they got the idea and we've used it ever since.
Did you know that St. Patrick knew St. Martin of Tours? this book tells of their many years together in a monastery.
The first set of printables below has four pages:
The other two icons link to individual coloring pages. See more throughout this page.
Print the traditional Irish Blessing as a poster. Kids love to color the words. Go heavy with green. :-)
Irish Blessing Worksheet - copy the traditional Irish Blessing as a handwriting worksheet. There's room to draw a picture, too.
As of March 2020 we have new printables that you can use as Saint Patrick Day decorations.
Like you see above, you can print the image below to put in a white frame for a wonderful way to honor St. Patrick.
This is one of my favorite Saint Patrick's Day projects!
Put away the orange crayons for this coloring page.
Quick facts about Saint Patrick:
Saint Patrick's Day is March 17, the feast of Saint Patrick.
Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland.
Saint Patrick was important because he converted all Ireland to the Catholic Faith and millions have died to keep that Faith and go to Heaven.
Use these coloring pages on the Feast of St. Patrick or for children who are named after St. Patrick as on their birthdays. They're great for realizing that the basis for St. Patrick's Day is the Catholic faith not a party with leprechauns. :-)
St. Patrick's feast day is March 17 and is a holy day of obligation in Ireland. See a chart of holy days of obligation by country.
This ebook tells the true history of Saint Patrick in Ireland and tells the most interesting facts about Saint Patrick I've seen: conversions of kings and peasants, long and arduous travels, and stories of how the people loved him.
I love this quote from the book St. Patrick, Apostle of Ireland: "In this way God's name and Patrick's were once more magnified." as it explains some of the many marvels that are told in the story.
It was written in (1911) and has beautiful pictures! Includes Archbishop Healy's "Life and Writings of St Patrick", "Legend of Saint Patrick - Confession of St Patrick".... and is the best history of Saint Patrick and Ireland's early days that I have read.
See the download of the best Saint Patrick History here.
St. Patrick, pray for us!
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