It is my personal opinion that despite it being a largely secular cultural holiday these days, no Pagan or Polytheist should participate in Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations. It explicitly celebrates the destruction of paganism in Ireland. Why would any Pagan celebrate that?
I do not celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, which is a day of holy obligation for Catholics in Ireland (as well as revered by a few other Christian denominations). Why would I, a heathen, celebrate a 5th Century Saint whose mission in life was to turn pagans from their Gods and ancestral ways? If he lived […]