Being of semi-Scottish descent (Clan Stewart) I have to acknowledge Scotland’s patron saint, who met his end on the X-shaped cross reflected on its flag (the oldest ongoing flag in the world). St. Andrew has been Scotland’s patron saint since the ninth century, but his feast day did not gain royal assent until 2007. St. Andrew’s Day is now a bank holiday in Scotland.
For some St. Andrew’s Day kid activities, go to:
And please keep in your prayers the people who suffered tragedy in Glasgow on this St. Andrew’s Day.