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Valentine's Day

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Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is an annual holiday celebrated on February 14. It originated as a Western ...

History of Valentine's Day - Valentine's Day - HISTORY.com

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The history of Valentine's Day–and the story of its patron saint–is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of ...

Valentine's Day - America's Story from America's Library

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Love, Cupid, hearts, chocolates, cards and flowers are everywhere--it's Valentine's Day! On February 14, Americans celebrate love and friendship. But where did ...

Valentine's Day - Timeanddate.com

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Valentine's Day is a time when people show feelings of love, affection and friendship. It is celebrated in many ways worldwide and falls on February 14 each  ...

The Truth Behind St. Valentine's Day - Rcg.org

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When God says He wants you to live life abundantly (John 10:10), does that include celebrating a festive, seemingly harmless holiday like Valentine's Day?

Valentine's Day: Why Do We Celebrate It? (Hint: Naked Romans)

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Feb 15, 2012 ... Where did Valentine's Day come from? (Think naked Romans, paganism, and whips.) What does it cost? And why do we fall for it, year after ...

What is the origin of Valentine's Day, and should Christians ...

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The history is somewhat murky as to how Valentine's Day has come to be what we now know and celebrate. Saint Valentine served in third-century Rome.

The History of Valentine's Day - Inventors - About.com

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Description: Pope Gelasius I declared February 14 as Valentine Day. ... 14 as the saint day that celebrated the several early Christian martyrs named Valentine.

Catholic Roots of Valentine's Day - St. Valentine History

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Although the mid-February holiday celebrating love and lovers remains wildly popular, the ... The roots of St. Valentine's Day lie in the ancient Roman festival of  ...

History of Valentines Day - TheHolidaySpot

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The History of Valentine's day originates from the fourth century B.C, and ... are eager to celebrate their relationship and the joy of their togetherness through ...

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The purpose of Valentine's Day is to express our love for our significant others and sweethearts by giving Valentine's cards, sending flowers and doing romantic things.
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The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day : NPR

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Feb 13, 2011 ... Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate romance and love and kissy-face fealty. But the origins of this festival of candy and cupids are actually ...

What is Valentine's Day? Why do we celebrate on this day?

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Valentine's Day is celebrated on 14 February around the world. View Roses Only to find out what is Valentine’s Day and how did this tradition begin?

Valentine's Day History - Infoplease

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The history of Valentine's Day is obscure, and further clouded by various fanciful legends. The holiday's roots are in the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia, ...