Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Happy Valentine's Day
From the Credo database "Today is Valentine’s Day. St. Valentine is believed to have been a Roman priest who was martyred on this day around 270. How he became the patron saint of lovers remains a mystery, but one theory is that the Church used the day of St. Valentine’s martyrdom in an attempt to Christianize the old Roman Lupercalia, a pagan festival held around the middle of February." For more Valentine's Day info from Credo, click the link.