Celebrating St. Urho

By Eric Dregni | March 16, 2011


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We all know St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow, March 17th. But the Finns have a patron saint as well. His name is St. Urho and today is his day. It’s a Finnish-American holiday that conveniently upstages the Irish and their green beer by one day. Commentator Eric Dregni tells us how to properly celebrate St. Urho.

Eric Dregni

Eric Dregni

Eric Dregni teaches English at Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He’s the author of several books including “For the Love of Cod,” “Vikings in the Attic: In Search of Nordic America” and “In Cod We Trust.”
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