Date(s) - 14/02/2023
Saint Valentine’s Day (or the Feast of Saint Valentine) is a secular and religious holiday celebrated annually on February 14. It originated as a Western Christian feast day honouring one or two early saints named Valentinus. Valentine’s Day is recognized as a significant celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world.
There are numerous martyrdom stories associated with various Valentines connected to February 14, including a written account of Saint Valentine of Rome’s imprisonment for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry and for ministering to Christians persecuted under the Roman Empire. According to legend, Saint Valentine restored sight to the blind daughter of his judge, and he wrote her a letter signed “Your Valentine” as a farewell.