By Shawn McAndrew On February 14, many people around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day – a day about love for most of us. The story of how this day came about is rather dark and lurid.
It is best looked up on your own (I don’t want to be a Debby Downer here when we’re talking about love!). Suffice to say, the holiday is named for St.
Valentine, a Roman who was imprisoned for performing unsanctioned weddings. Two hundred years after St. Valentine’s death, Pope Gelasius I established the Feast of St.Read more on hoffmaninstitute.org