St. Patty: Catholics Asked Not To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day On March 17

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Date: January 31st, 2008

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COLUMBUS — Roman Catholic clergy in Columbus are asking Irish worshippers to refrain from celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 this year.
Columbus Bishop Frederick Campbell has asked local pastors to celebrate the patron saint a week early instead. For the first time in 67 years, the holiday falls during the week before Easter, called Holy Week and considered the most sacred week on the Christian calendar. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace
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