Which St. Valentine is usually celebrated Feb. 14?

Which St. Valentine is usually celebrated Feb. 14?





-St. Valentine of Viterbo
-St. Valentine of Raetia
-St. Valentina of Palestine
-St. Valentine of Terni




The official roster of saints in the Roman Catholic Church has no shortage of St. Valentines. Feb. 14 is generally the day for celebrating St. Valentine of Terni. If love is in the air more in November, then the celebration of St. Valentine of Viterbo on the third of that month may be a good choice. If getting ahead of the crowd interests you, celebrate St. Valentine of Raetia Jan. 7. The only woman St. Valentine (Valentina) was a Palestinian woman martyred July 25, A.D. 308. Source: History.com




St. Valentine of Terni




Saint Valentine, officially Saint Valentine of Rome, is a widely recognized 3rd-century Roman saint commemorated on February 14 and since the High Middle Ages is associated with a tradition of courtly love. Wikipedia
Born: 226 AD, Terni, Italy
Died: 14 February 269 AD, Rome, Italy
Nationality: Roman
Full name: Valentine of Terni
Buried: Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Patronage: Beekeeping, Bubonic plague, Epilepsy

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