Saint Patrick's Day - time for the wearing of the green - showing your Irish pride - ancestry - genealogical roots - connecting to Irish ancestry. Unfortunately the only green shirt I have - not in the laundry - says "Italia" not "Ireland" so could not wear that today. Acknowledging that today is Saint Patrick's feast day - not a requirement to wear green.
Today everyone wants to be Irish - to have an excuse to celebrate - gather with friends - with food - drink - joining together as one - enjoying life. That is as it should be - holiday not required - saint or not - people should be gathering every day to celebrate - life - the possibilities that exist - when two or more are gathered. God asks us to celebrate His creation every day - even during Lent.