Learning English through… Patron Saints

By Monica Consorti
Pubblicato il 3 Marzo 2019

Parliamo questo mese di San Patrizio, santo patrono dell’Irlanda. On the 17th of March, Irish people everywhere celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the festivity has become so popular that it is now considered an occasion to honor Irish culture. However, the man that gave the name to this day was not Irish of birth. Indeed, he lived in 5th Century A.D. in Roman Great Britain. Most of what we know about him comes from the only two surviving letters of his. One of them, called Confessio, is an answer to his superiors that had accused him of corruption. He explains […]

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