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    Essay 3 Saint Patrick also known as the patron saint of Ireland, is today one of the world 's most popular saints (Catholic Online). He is celebrated every year on March 17th, the anniversary of his death. However the reasons his life is celebrated have greatly changed since the first Saint Patrick 's Day was established by the Church in 1631 (Ashley Ross). He was originally revered for bringing catholicism to Ireland, but today his missionary work is widely forgotten and he has instead become the symbol of Irish pride. Whether it be due to the luck of the Irish or being in the right place at the right time, Saint Patrick, at least his name rather than his legacy, is long from being buried in the depths of history. Patrick was born in 387…

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    St. Patrick's Day Analysis

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    Patrick’s Day in Ireland had caught up to the leading western cities and had become a fixated, annual festival. Attracting media coverage, St. Patrick’s Day had begun to excite people. The parade, being the centerpiece, was not only attracting the public crowd but also as income opportunities. By the 1990 game changing parade in Dublin, crowds were estimated at 300,000–1,000 being from abroad–watching participants at 6000. The media coverage from different countries, whether it was live…

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    We all come from different backgrounds and places. On March 15, 2017, I attended a speaker I thought would help me gain better knowledge on my Irish heritage. Professor Fredrick Suppe, of Ball State University, gave a forty-five-minute speech on the history of St. Patrick. He gave this informative speech at Bracken Library in room 104. The general purpose of his speech was to inform. We know this because he wanted to inform us on the history of St. Patrick and St. Patrick’s Day. During the…

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    In America, written and directed by Jim Sheridan, focuses on a family of Irish immigrants who move to New York in the 1980s, and must adjust to their new life. Personal experiences of the Irish during the diaspora have stayed the same throughout this film, for a countless number of reasons including job type, and crime. In America captures real life struggles throughout the eyes of the Irish, and how they had to make the best out of any situation. The Sullivan family emigrates from Ireland to…

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    Saint Patrick Born and Raised in west Britain, Saint Patrick grew up in a small village until the young age of sixteen. His father being a deacon and his grandfather a priest, Patrick was quite familiar with the idea of God. Though, his faith was never strong as a child. Patrick remained in Britain, until he was captured by a group of Irish Pirates and was taken captive to work as a slave for the King. Through the hard work and pain, He realized how far he was from God, and drew back to him…

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    high in public status. The Creole were accredited with keeping the "France” in New Orleans. They kept their traditions and beliefs in the new world. Bastille Day was celebrated widely by the Creole, they rose the tricolor French flag and celebrated as they would have in France. The Germans also immigrated to New Orleans. There were three major German immigrations to Louisiana, the first of which was in the 1850's as a result of many European Revolutions. Another European group that moved to New…

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    The Theology and Anthropology of Mormonism Raley Ivester Murrell-A4 24 February, 2016 Mormonism is a modern day cult based loosely on Christianity. While the teachings of Mormonism claim to be Biblical,they are actually quite far from it. They have the same people, but often with a completely different background or role in the story. For example, Mormons believe that Jesus is the “ literal spirit-brother of Lucifer, a creation” . (Slick, “A Comparison…”). Mormonism was founded in 1830 by…

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    of how items will be involved in the transformed City but will have a different role, rather than showing power or rank, the items will be used to help God’s Holy City. Everything involved in the transformed City is aimed towards good use and the main purpose God had intended. Therefore, Mouw believes that the present patterns and entities of corporate life will be forgotten when the time for Heaven comes. All things in the City will be brought low by the hand of the Lord. The transformation…

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    fighting for her country. Joan wanted to show to the world that even if you didn’t know how to read, write, and have no background with the military you can still be able to do amazing things. Joan of Arc the “Maid of Orleans” has been considered to be one of the greatest saints in history. Joan of Arc is an enduring symbol of the French unity and when she was young she began to love the Catholic Church. When Joan was little her mother had instilled her a deep love for the Catholic Church and…

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    In Allen Greer’s book, Mohawk Saint, he tells the life of Catherine Tekawitha, however, his work is done quite differently compared to the hagiographies that were written by two fellow Jesuits, Claude Chauchetiere and Pierre Cholenec. Greer wants to examine not only the culture and lifestyle of the Iroquois, but also examine those that colonized the Iroquois. As Greer stated, all the information that has been recorded about Catherine has been written and described through the perspective of…

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