The History Behind Valentine’s Day!
The Roman’s had a festival called The Feast of Lupercalia that was celebrated in the middle of February.
An Emperor named Claudius II executed two men with the same name, Valentine, in different years, on the same day February 14th.
The first Valentine was a Roman Priest and was caught and thrown in prison for marrying. Later he was executed.
The second Valentine was a Temple Priest who helped Christians marry.
They were honored by the Catholic Church in which became Valentine’s Day on February 14th.
The Reason We Celebrate Valentine’s Day!
Since legend has it that both the Valentines were romantic, and both became Saints, St. Valentine’s Day became known to be
the romantic holiday for couples, a time to celebrate romance and love.
Even children love making Valentine’s Day cards.
In this video it shows children and parents how to make some neat Valentine’s Day cards of their own at home!