Anna Dorminey

CP Op-Ed Contributor

Alcohol Abuse and American Faith (CP Exclusive)

St. Patrick's Day is a celebration of the life and work of the escaped-slave-turned-missionary who brought Christianity to Ireland. However, as Thanksgiving has gone the way of Black Friday and Advent has gone the way of Frosty the Snowman, so St. Patrick's Day—originally a Catholic feast day—has gone the way of pub crawls and the National Shamrock Fest.