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St. Patrick, Missouri to host annual festival on St. Patrick's Day

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ST. PATRICK, Mo. (WGEM) -

The small town of St. Patrick, Missouri is getting prepared for its annual festival.

The post office handles thousands of letters for the March 17 special postmark, people from around the world send envelopes that are returned with the logo.

The unincorporated town has a population of fewer than 20 people and no city government.

But the Shrine of St. Patrick Catholic Church still draws in people from across the region.

Tours and events are planned all day Sunday.

Schedule of Events:
9am              Coffee & Donuts
9-9:45am     Registration for 10 am Leprechaun 5K Race
9:30am         Irish-American Songs- Roger Watson & Sons
10:00am       Bingo
10:30am-
2:30pm         Tours of Church and Museum

11:30am-
2:30pm         Roast Beef & Ham Dinner
3:00pm         Conclusion of Novena and Catholic Mass

All events of the day will be at the Shrine of St. Patrick EXCEPT for the postmark and postal mailing, available at the St. Patrick Post Office. Envelopes, postcards and religious goods, quilt raffle, 50/50 chances, and Easter Drawing Raffle will be in the church basement. Irish music all day.

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