A Brief History of Valentines Day…

A Brief History of Valentines Day…

Valentines has been honoured by the Catholic Church since the 3rd century A.D. This was after the Emperor Claudius ll executed two men both named Valentine, both men were executed on February 14th of different years.

The origins of Valentine’s Day are murky. The ancient Romans celebrated a feast of Lupercalia, a spring festival, on the 15th of February. With the introduction of Christianity, the holiday was moved to 14th February- the saint day that celebrated several early Christian martyrs named Valentine.