February 14 has become the date for exchanging love messages and a celebration of Saint Valentine, the patron saint of lovers. It is traditionally a day on which lovers express their love for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards .
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Saint Valentine’s Day, commonly shortened to Valentine’s Day, is an annual celebration held on February 14 celebrating love and affection between intimate companions. The day is named after one or more early Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine, and was established by Pope Gelasius I in 496 AD. It was deleted from the General Roman Calendar of saints in 1969 by Pope Paul VI.
It is traditionally a day on which lovers express their love for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards (known as “valentines”). The day first became associated with romantic love in the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer in the High Middle Ages, when the tradition of courtly love flourished. (more…)