Hence I cannot be silent – and indeed, I ought not to be – about the many blessings and the great grace which the Lord has designed to bestow upon me. – St. Patrick.

A St. Patrick’s Day Prayer for Blessing

In 433 A.D., history tells us that St. Patrick was praying for God’s divine protection in his work and ministry in Ireland while facing powerful enemies. He wrote this prayer called St. Patrick’s Breastplate, which is still widely known and recited today. Happy St. Patrick’s Day, may God’s favor and blessing cover you this day, and every day.

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