What do you do on Saint Valentine’s Day?
This has become a great business on behalf of love. But how much do we know about the origins of this celebration?
The exact person we honor on February 14, St. Valentine, is hidden in the obscurities of the first three centuries of Church history. The feast may be in honor of a priest, Valentine, who was known to counsel and marry young couples. This was at the time when Roman law persecuted Christians, so Valentine eventually incurred the wrath of Emperor Claudius II and was imprisoned. When Valentine turned his attention to converting the Emperor himself, Claudius had him put to death.
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Remember, this week we celebrate Saint Valentine with a competition/ contest.
Write a love poem, a love story or card. More information at our school.