What do Shamrocks have to do with St. Patrick’s Day?

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What do Shamrocks have to do with St. Patrick’s Day?  Shamrocks are actually a three leafed clover and represent the three beings of the Holy Trinity.  According to legend, St. Patrick himself used a Shamrock to symbolize that its three leaves represent the Holly Trinity and that the one God (the stem) has three divine beings - The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit. 

So the Shamrock is one other way like wearing green to symbolize St Patrick on St. Patrick's Day itself.  St Patrick's Day is now celebrated around the world on March 17th.  Throughout the US it has become another popular holiday.

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