Monday, February 14, 2011

St. Valentine

Saint Valentine baptizing St. Lucilla by Jacopo da Ponte (via Wikepedia.org)

St. Valentine was a Priest, martyred on February 14, 269 in Rome and was buried on the Flaminian Way. He is the Patron Saint of affianced couples, bee keepers, engaged couples, epilepsy, fainting, greetings, happy marriages, love, lovers, plague, travellers, young people. He is represented in pictures with birds and roses. (Catholic.Org)

 


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