St. Patrick’s Day and All Things Irish Why Do We Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? There are many reasons to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. And it is indeed celebrated in a very big way around the world. For me, St. Patrick’s Day, is all about the food, the drink, and of course being a Catholic myself, it’s about the religious meaning behind the Holiday. This post will explore… 1. The history behind St. Patrick peppered with insights from my Irish friend Una. 2. The ways in which St. Patrick is celebrated and of course… 3. Showcase some traditional Irish meals.