Shamrock & Trinity

posted on 15th of march, 2009

The shamrock, not to be confused with the 4-leaf clover, is an important symbol in the Irish culture.

Legend has it that Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, has used the shamrock in the fields of Ireland to explain Trinity and convert pagans to Christianity. Three leaves, but still one plant.

Though not theologically flawless, this analogy still lives on & is used to teach children about the Trinity.

Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone :)

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Posted by Wayfarer on March 23, 2009
Hi Eliane.
Many thanks for using my image in the blog.
Nice, simple and informative.
Best wishes to you!
Posted by Elianehaykal on March 15, 2009
Hi Creativei, the long time is due to my being sooooo busy. All is well here..
Posted by Elianehaykal on March 15, 2009
We don't have this holiday in Lebanon either, but I don't know why I like it so much!

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