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5 Ways to Observe St. Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday

Feb 13, 2024

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

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How to Honor Valentine’s Day on Ash Wednesday 

Feb 11, 2024

This year, Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine’s Day. But the two days don’t need to be completely at odds with one another, according to Father Dustin Dought.

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria's Oyo Diocese. Credit: Oyo Diocese

This is the True Meaning of Valentine’s Day: Catholic Bishop in Nigeria

Feb 13, 2023

Is Valentine’s Day just about lovers hanging out in pairs? Is it all about those who claim to be in love going out for ice cream on a single day in the year and gifting each other material things? Is Valentine's Day just for young people who claim to be so much in love that they set aside one day to show each other how they feel?

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

Feb 14, 2020

In most stores in the weeks leading up to St. Valentine’s day, you’re likely to find a plethora of pink and red cards, heart-shaped boxes of Russell Stover chocolates, and decor with nearly-naked chubby cherubs shooting hearts with bows and arrows.