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St. Valentine's Day

February 14, 2009

The romantic nature of February 14 seems to have been attached to the date long after it was recognized as the feast day of St. Valentine. Still, several centuries before pre-printed, mass-produced greeting cards existed, men and women sent notes, tokens, and cards to their loves on St. Valentine‚Äôs Day. The tradition certainly was in […]

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Love endures all things . . and never fails. St. Valentine's Day is February 14.

January 19, 2008

St. Valentine's Day is February 14th. Do you know the story behind this holiday? St. Valentine of Rome, a martyr, was a priest, or possibly bishop, in 3rd century Rome. Little is known about St. Valentine, but he is believed to have been a physician, imprisoned for giving aid to jailed martyrs, and while there, […]

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