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Saint Patrick
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Saint Patrick is born Succat (also called Patricius due to his patrician background) circa 372 C.E. in what is now Scotland.  He dies in Ireland on March 17, 466 C.E.
 
 
After being captured by Irish raiders and working as a slave in Ireland for several years, Saint Patrick makes a vow to return to Ireland as a missionary.

St. Patrick's Bible and RosaryFYI: The Irish (Gaeilge or Gaelic) spelling of Patrick is Padraig or Padraic (as in the Irish revolutionary leader Padraig Pearse; you can read about Irish independence here).
 
 
Saint Patrick Biography Workbook
Interested in learning more about St. Patrick? Get our 16-page student workbook on Saint Patrick here. Designed to appeal to students in grades 7-12 with a wide variety of learning styles, this workbook can be downloaded immediately (PDF file).

Students read about the subject's life and work, then answer questions--ranging from basic recall to critical thinking--on the text. There are even fun activities. The titles in our "Biography Workbook Series" are designed to deliver important historical content while improving reading comprehension and vocabulary. They are ideal for both homeschoolers and classroom teachers.