- Aug 3, 2020
If, as the bromide says, everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, what if there’s no sign of St. Patrick’s anywhere to be seen on March 17?
With all St. Patrick’s Day parades and events canceled due to restrictions aimed at containing the coronavirus pandemic, most bishops and priests celebrated Masses via webcam or parish radio.
St. Patrick’s Day parades, long-held traditions in towns and cities throughout the country where onlookers and participants alike get their green on, have been called off or postponed indefinitely, amid fears of coronavirus spread.
Dublin’s iconic St. Patrick’s Day parade has been canceled due to fears over the spread of coronavirus.
A tragic incident at a St. Patrick’s Day party in Northern Ireland has turned “joy and celebration” into “shock and sadness,” says Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh.
Brexit’s ongoing political and economic uncertainty was the focus of the St. Patrick’s Day message of Archbishop Eamon Martin, the Primate of All Ireland.