当前位置:首页 >> 英语 >>

Saint


Irish Festival
--Saint Patrick's Day
(17th,March) Grace: 罗慧婷 赵婉婷 胡轶 何晓玮

Saint Patrick's Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March. It commem

orates Saint Patrick (c. AD 387– 461), the most commonly recognised of the patron saints(守护神 )of Ireland, and the arrival of Christianity (基督教) in Ireland.

Saint Patrick was the patron saint( 保护 神)and national apostle(信徒) of Ireland who is credited with bringing christianity to Ireland. Most of what is known about him comes from his two works, the Confessio(忏悔录), a spiritual autobiography, and his Epistola (使徒书), a denunciation (谴责)of British mistreatment of Irish christians. Saint Patrick described himself as a "most humble-minded(谦逊) man, pouring forth (传布力量)a continuous paean(赞美歌) of thanks to his Maker for having chosen him as the instrument whereby multitudes (群众)who had worshipped idols( 圣像)and unclean things had become the people of God."

? Saint Patrick's Day has come to be associated with everything Irish:
anything green and gold, shamrocks (三叶草)and luck. Most importantly, to

those who celebrate its intended meaning, St. Patrick's Day is a traditional day for spiritual renewal(获得新生 )and offering prayers for missionaries(传教士) worldwide.

Shamrocks 三叶草

Leprechauns 绿衣矮老人

? A kind of oxalis (酢浆草)with three slices of heart-shaped leaves representing the Holy Trinity —— Heavenly Father, Christ child and Heavenly Ghost in religion(宗教上三位一 体 -天父、圣婴及圣灵的重要教 义 ). ? Therefore shamrocks (三叶 草)became the symbol of the Ireland. And finding the shamrock with four leaves is the symbol of good fortune.

? Leprechauns (小矮人) is the role of legend. They are shoemakers of faery(精灵) who are very short but move fast. And they like playing tricks on people. Like to tie people’s two shoelaces(鞋带) together, then they will fall down when standing up.

One theory is that it is the day when St. Patrick died. Since the holiday began in Ireland, it is believed that as the Irish spread out around the world, they took with them their history and celebrations. ? The biggest observance of all is, of course, in Ireland. With the exception of restaurants and pubs, almost all businesses close on March 17th. ? Being a religious holiday as well, many Irish attend mass, where March 17th is the traditional day for offering prayers for missionaries worldwide before the serious celebrating begins.
?

. Saint Patrick's Day is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Newfoundland(纽芬兰) and Labrador (拉布拉 多) and in Montserrat (蒙特色拉特岛) . It is also widely celebrated by the Irish diaspora(离散的犹太人), especially in places such as Great Britain, Canada, the United States, Argentina, Australia, and New Zealand, among others. . Today, St. Patrick's Day is probably the most widely celebrated saint's day in the world.

? In Great Britain cities with a large Irish population, St. Patrick’s Day is a very big deal. ? Big cities and small towns alike celebrate with parades(游行), “wearing of the green,”playing Irish music and singing Irish songs, Irish food and drink, and activities for kids such as crafts, coloring and games. ? Some communities even go so far as to dye rivers or streams green!

? Green is everywhere on St. Patrick’s Day. People wear green clothes, green shirts, green socks, green ties, or just a green flower or ribbon. Green coloring is added to cakes, cookies and even beer. ? Favorite foods on this day are corned beef and cabbage and Irish stew 墩菜 (lamb, onions, and potatoes cooked in tricked gravy肉汁)

? Eating colcannon
(boiled potatoes and cabbages mashed together with butter )

BEER

specialty

People wear the Irish favourate color-----green

The words in dog are “KISS ME,I AM IRISH”

? The St. Patrick's Day custom came to America in 1737. ? It was in Boston where the Day was first celebrated in a public way.

? “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling”(爱尔兰 的微笑) ? “Seven Drunken Nights”(七个醉酒的 夜晚) ? “The Irish Rover”(流浪者) ? “Danny Boy”(丹尼少年) ? “The Fields of Athenry”(阿森莱田野) ? “Black Velvet Band”(黑色缎带)


相关文章:
圣爱米利永(Saint-Emilion)最新(2006)列级酒庄名单及20...
圣爱米利永(Saint-Emilion)最新(2006)列级酒庄名单及2010期酒评分_人文社科_专业资料。圣爱米利永(Saint-Emilion)最新(2006)列级酒庄名单及 2010 期酒评分 ...
法国十大红酒产地
圣埃米利(Saint-Emilion)的红葡萄酒柔中带劲,有着明显辛烈香料的味道。 弗龙萨克(Fronsac)和卡农-弗龙萨克(Canon-Fronsac)的红葡萄酒刚劲丰厚, 带有独特的辛烈...
用Saint-Venant方程组模拟河流洪水演变
Saint-Venant 方程组模拟河流洪水演变□周冰珂 摘 □高双聚 □边永欢 (郑州大学水利与环境学院) 要:用 Saint-Venant 方程组作为模拟河流洪水演变数学模型控制...
法国 圣·潘克拉斯(Saint Pancrace)公墓
. 法国 潘克拉斯 公墓 圣·潘克拉斯(Saint Pancrace)公墓位于罗克勃鲁纳-开普-马丁市 地理和历史中心的海角上,眺望大海, 天空一览无遗。在这块 土地的后面是...
法国葡萄酒的分级概要(之五)~ 波尔多葡萄酒的分级(下)
酒标上注明 APPELLATION SAINT -EMILION GRAND CRU CONTROLEE - 圣埃米利永产区 AOC 酒庄: 酒标上注明 APPELLATION SAINT-EMILION CONTROLEE 三、波尔多两海之间 ...
25. 圣米歇尔区(Saint-Michel)的环境复合工程 -- 一个...
25. 圣米歇尔区(Saint-Michel)的环境复合工程 -- 一个世界级的最佳实践(蒙 特利尔 美洲) 圣—米歇尔区的城市垃圾填埋场改造与环境复合 蒙特利尔的市位于加拿大...
Saintwealth圣威尔士回望期权模型风险分析
Saintwealth 圣威尔士回望期权模型风险分析一、运行平台分析 我从网上查到该回望期权的运行平台 SAINTWEALTH 属于美国国家期货协会 (NFA,National Futures Association) ...
圣桑作品《天鹅》 The Swan ; Saint-Sa
圣桑作品《天鹅》 The Swan ; Saint-Sa_艺术_高等教育_教育专区。1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 文档贡献者 朱小岷3 贡献于2016-10-22 ...
2016温州市初中毕业生学业考试英语学科笔试模拟试卷(一)
Saint Nicholas was very rich and liked to help others.He also cared for the ___16__ very much.He often brought many kinds of gifts, money and ...
【美高网】美国圣詹姆斯学校Saint James School
【美高网】美国圣詹姆斯学校Saint James School_高考_高中教育_教育专区。美国高中网,美高网,美国高中留学网美国高中网 www.usagaozhong.cn 美国圣詹姆斯中学Saint ...
更多相关标签: