Feast day of St. Valentine

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FEB. 14.  St. Valentine, Priest, Martyr:  St. Valentine was a holy priest in Rome who assisted the martyrs in the persecutions under Claudius II.  In the end he was beheaded for being a Christian under the Emperor Aurelian on February 14, 270.  He was a doctor of medicine as well as a priest; one of the catacombs is dedicated to him.   

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