Thursday, September 3, 2015

CatholicGent: Grab Your Pint Glasses! International Buy a Priest a Beer Day is Coming Soon!

Brewers worldwide have been ramping up production, six packs have been flying off the shelves, and priests everywhere are giddy with anticipation. Why? Because International Buy a Priest a Beer Day (IBAPABD) is right around the corner!

This ancient and joyful feast—dedicated to the celebration of hardworking priests—falls this year on September 7th*!


This festive holiday traces its origins back to the pious deed of St. Hopswald of Aleyard, the first man to buy his priest a beer. The legend goes that St. Hopswald, a master brewer by trade, was a Teutonic pagan who was converted and baptized by a zealous Catholic priest.
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