TGIF: Happy St. Patrick's Day

We didn't know exactly when to post this little St. Patty's Day greeting from O'Keeffe & Company, the Alexandria marketing firm. Everyone seems to be celebrating the green on a different day this year. (Which doesn't sound like so bad an idea).

Here's what no less than an authority than Wikipedia had to say.

The date of the feast is occasionally moved by church authorities when March 17 falls during Holy Week; this last happened in 1940 when Saint Patrick's Day was observed on 3 April in order to avoid it coinciding with Palm Sunday, and will happen again in 2008, when it shall be held on either March 14 or March 15. After 2008, March 17th will not fall during Holy Week again until 2160.

By Dan Beyers  |  March 14, 2008; 4:07 PM ET
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If shortened, it's called St. Paddy's Day, not Patty's.

Posted by: Johnny | March 15, 2008 11:03 AM

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