Thursday, February 14, 2013

St. Valentine’s Day History and Legend

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!  Below is an excerpt from Wikipedia about the origin of Saint Valentine's Day: 
St. Valentine's Day began as a liturgical celebration of one or more early Christian saints named Valentinus. The most popular martyrology associated with Saint Valentine was that he was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry and for ministering to Christians, who were persecuted under the Roman Empire; during his imprisonment, he is said to have healed the daughter of his jailer Asterius. Legend states that before his execution he wrote her a letter "from your Valentine" as a farewell. Today, Saint Valentine's Day is an official … to keep reading, see's_Day.

Enjoy the day, and don’t forget to pick up a love story for Valentine's Day ... see Loving a Texan from New Orleans (Novella)

Have a great Thursday!
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