Guest Blogger Month: Post #14

It is actually here! Yes Valentine’s Day! The day known around the world as the day of LOVE! Yet, people don’t often realize it is a feast day for St. Valentine from Italy.  He was martyred on February 14th in 273 AD and let me tell you it’s not a pleasant story.  If you’d like to read how and why click here.  But another thing many people don’t know, even Irish folks, is that the relics and some blood of St. Valentine were placed in Whitefriar Street Church in Dublin back in 1836. They are still there and I’ve been to visit many times, in fact I was just there this past Sunday and lit candles.  Continue reading