St. Patrick's Day (Canada)

St. Patrick's Day in Canada is a public holiday in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, and it falls on the nearest Monday to March 17.

St. Patrick's Day is a holiday in memory of Saint Patrick, a fifth century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland. He brought Christianity to Irish people in the fifth century and is considered as the founder of Christianity in Ireland.

The Irish pirates captured him when he was about 16, and brought him to Ireland as a slave taking care of sheep. He had a dream from God asking him to leave Ireland when he was 22. He managed to run away from Ireland and reunited with families in Britain.

A few years after, he had a vision asking him to go back to Ireland, and he returned as a Christian missionary after studying for the priesthood. He spent 40 years in Ireland and converted all people there, and he died on March 17, 461.

Saint Patrick's Day is the holiday with a green color, and it is customary to wear green clothing or green accessories.

The following is the list of St. Patrick's Day in Newfoundland and Labrador from 2022 to 2026.

St. Patrick's DayMar 14, 2022Monday
St. Patrick's DayMar 20, 2023Monday
St. Patrick's DayMar 18, 2024Monday
St. Patrick's DayMar 17, 2025Monday
St. Patrick's DayMar 16, 2026Monday

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