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The Legend of St. Patrick and Irish Blessings (Webinar)

March 11, 2021 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 PM
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March 11 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us for The Legend of St. Patrick and Irish Blessings (Webinar) on Thursday, March 11 at 7 PM.

You’ve probably heard the sayings, “may the wind be always at your back…” and “may you have Irish blessings in your heart!” Both common catchphrases of popular Irish proverbs, these sayings offer glimpses into Irish heritage. But in particular, they provide an entertaining journey into the life of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, and the myths and misunderstandings that still surround him today.

In this interactive seminar presented by writer and professor Paul W. Jacob (Jake), you’ll learn about the life and legend of St. Patrick, delve into the evolution of St. Patrick’s Day and read famous Irish blessings and poems just in time for this joyous and holy holiday. Be prepared to participate in a fun and enlightening quiz on this Irish culture and history.

This program is presented by Paul W. Jacob (Jake) and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

How to join the Zoom Program:

Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:

• One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action needed with this message.

• One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before program start to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is properly working.

By participating in this program, you agree to the CHWB’s Gracious Space policy. Unless otherwise noted, all CHWB Digital Education programs hosted via Zoom are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing on WellbeingNetwork.org. If you prefer to be left out of the program’s recording, please leave your camera and microphone off for the duration of the program.

About Your Program Presenter

Paul W. Jacob (Jake) is a writer, professor, contemplative guide and scholar of world religions. These callings have led him to 30 countries and all 48 continental U.S. states. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Master’s degree in Writing and Consciousness Studies, Jacob embarked on a nomadic journey that lasted 12 years. During this time, he lived and worked all over the world, including many contemplative periods at Christian, Buddhist and Zen monasteries, working as a chef and restaurant manager at farm-to-table establishments, being a writer-in-residence and organic gardener at spiritual retreat centers, working as a journalist and teaching writing to and mentoring at-risk youth for several renowned educational programs. He also taught journalism, world religions and writing classes at several colleges. To learn more about Jacob, please visit https://www.nomadicdevotion.com/

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