Veronica Nicacio


By John Callcott Horsley (1917-1903). Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. 

Submission: History of Valentine's Day

While the majority of Americans see Valentine's Day as a day full of flowers, hearts and chocolate, many do not know of its true origin and its deeper meaning which goes back more than a thousand years ago in ancient Rome. Under the rule of Emperor Claudius the second in approximately the late second century, there lived a priest named Valentine.