Love. . .
Is definitely a many-splendored thing.
Today, as I write this, it is Valentine’s Day. It is the day that the Catholic Church celebrates the death of Valentine of Terin (Feb 14, 269 AD). The celebration coincided with the feast of Lupercalia (Feb 13 to 15), a Roman festival dedicated to fertility.
The story behind St. Valentine is that, against Emperor Claudius II’s orders, he secretly married…