The Story of Saint Valentine
In 270A.D. Marriage was outlawed by Emperor Claudius of Rome. Claudius thought that married men were not good soldiers. Claudius wanted to be known and the only God; so he outlawed Christianity...Valentine was a Bishop who invited young couples to go to him and get married in secret.Valentine was arrested and brought to Claudius and Claudius tried to recruit him as one of his won if only he would renounce Christianity . In jail, Valentine fell n love with the jailer's daughter, Asterius who was blind. Asterius regained her sight through a miracle at this time.
When Valetine found out he was to be killed, he sent her a farewell not.." From your Valentine..". It was dated February 14th, 270 A.D.
Valentine was beaten, stoned and he had his head cut off when he refused.
How will you celebrate Valentines Day?