Archive for March, 2016

I ain’t Mad, How Much March Madness Was in Your March?

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

I ain’t Mad! Editor’s Corner How mad was the March madness in your March? Mine was mighty, warm and filled with faith, friends and family. I am an active advocate of telling people you love them, how much you appreciate them, while they are still here to hear it. We too often don’t take the […]

How Do You Celebrate St. Pat’s?

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Editor’s Corner How do you celebrate? I start out with my family, and my extended loving family, the West Side Irish American Club, with the annual mass at St. Colman’s, whose gorgeous marble, and design, commissioned to Irish men in Dublin, I appreciate more and more each year; I may be daydreaming, but ghosts seep […]

Who Was St. Patrick?

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Who Was St. Patrick? Patrick wasn’t Irish, yet America’s biggest Irish celebration is held in his name; he wasn’t the first bishop sent to Ireland, yet he is responsible for launching the evangelical push that converted the pagan Irish to Christianity. He never drove the snakes out of Ireland – there weren’t any, at least […]

Irish Symbols and things to know for St. Pat’s

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

The Irish Sweater: The ubiquitous Irish sweater. On St. Patrick’s Day, it seems as though everyone dons one, whether traditional ivory-colored, hunter-green, or high-necked and fuchsia. The cabled patterns of the Irish fisherman’s sweater are reportedly symbolic. The foundation, the cable, represents the lifeline for the fisherman’s survival. A honeycomb pattern symbolizes the industry of […]

17 Amazing Things To Do in March to celebrate the month of St. Patrick!

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

17 Amazing Things To Do in March to celebrate the month of St. Patrick! 1. #17DaysofMarch – @Croagh Patrick’s, features music, special events, toasts, and fantastic food, with a different theme and special each day. 2. Irish Music Sundays every Sunday @Music Box Cleveland 3. March 8th – Kathleen Linn – Rebel Doctor […]