Everything You Need to Know about St. Valentine’s Day

The day of love celebration is nearly here when couples express their love for each other more deeply than on any other day (Although we should be expressing love every single day). But, as Valentine’s Day approaches, there may be a lot you don’t know about the holiday. Such as how it became popular, why we celebrate it, and what days are included in Valentine’s Week, among other things. If you’re wondering the same thing, keep reading to clear up any confusion about the upcoming Valentine’s Day.

What is the history of Valentine’s day?

Did you know that St. Valentine’s Day is another name for Valentine’s Day? The Feast of Saint Valentine is another name for St. Valentine’s Day. Every year on February 14th, this day is observed. And this year’s celebration will take place on a Monday.

St. Valentine’s Day is said to be named after a bishop or priest named Valentine in the third century. Claudius II, the Roman emperor, reportedly imprisoned the priest for disobeying orders. The order he defied was not preventing Christian marriages. Because of how Christians were persecuted in the empire, the emperor prohibited Christian marriages.

However, the priest disregarded the order and secretly married many couples to save the husbands from the war. It is said that he was sentenced to death because of how far he went to defy the emperor’s orders.

At the end of the fifth century, Pope Gelasius declared St. Valentine’s Day to be a holiday to honour the priest. According to some, Saint Valentine died on February 14th, which is why Valentine’s Day is celebrated on that day. However, we will never know the entire narrative.

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What are the days in St. Valentine’s week?

If you didn’t know, St. Valentine’s Day has a whole week dedicated to expressing the love that couples have for each other. Valentine’s week is made up of various activities that couples can do to express their love. Valentine’s week is observed on the following days:

Rose Day

This is the first day of Valentine’s Week. Every year on February 7th, it is observed. On Rose Day, people surprise their loved ones with beautiful roses to show how much they care about each other. And, because roses come in a variety of colours, this is likely the most colourful day of Valentine’s Week.

Propose Day

Propose day is observed on February 8th, and this is the ideal time for people to propose to their loved ones. This day is all about couples wanting to spend the rest of their lives together.

Chocolate Day

Chocolate day is the most enjoyable and enjoyable day of Valentine’s Week. Even single people can celebrate by stocking up on the best chocolates they can find.

Teddy Day

Everyone gives a cute teddy bear to their partner if they like it. And this day during Valentine’s Week emphasises the concept. It takes place on February 10th.

Promise Day

Promise day is all about making lovely and heartwarming promises to those you care about. On February 11th, people commemorate this day by making promises they intend to keep for the rest of their lives.

Hug Day

A simple hug is often all that is required to lift someone’s spirits. And this special day during Valentine’s Week emphasises the value of a hug.

Kiss Day

Kiss day is observed the day before Valentine’s Day, and it is all about kissing your partner to express your love.

Valentine’s day

Finally, St. Valentine’s Day is observed on February 14th. This day is celebrated by couples in whatever way they feel most comfortable with their loved ones.

That’s all there is to know about St. Valentine’s Day. What are your favourite days of Valentine’s Week? Please let us know!

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