St. Valentine

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5 ways to observe St. Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday

Feb 13, 2024

By Andrés Henríquez

A seminarian from Chile offers couples some advice for marking both days on Feb. 14. Read more


How to honor Valentine’s Day on Ash Wednesday 

Feb 11, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

This year, Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine’s Day. But the two days don’t need to be completely at odds with... Read more


St. Valentine: How a beheaded martyr became the poster child for romantic love

Feb 6, 2022

By CNA Staff

In most stores in the weeks leading up to St. Valentine’s day, you’re likely to find a plethora of pink... Read more


Catholic gifts and ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2022

Feb 1, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

As we approach Valentine’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of Catholic based gifts for the special someone in your life.... Read more

St. Valentine’s skull in the minor basilica of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome, Italy. Photo credits: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

The Rome church where you can venerate St. Valentine’s skull

Feb 1, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

When most people think of romantic love, a third-century skull crowned with flowers probably does not spring to mind --... Read more


Couples vow life-long fidelity before tomb of St. Valentine

Feb 15, 2013

Nearly 120 soon-to-be-married couples promised to be faithful to one another in a special Feb. 10 ceremony at the tomb... Read more