wiccanforest: “ wiccateachings: “ Happy Lupercalia. The Pagan Origins of Valentine’s Day. Those looking for the origins of Valentine’s Day inevitably encounter the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia. Lupercalia was a very ancient festival observed...

wiccanforest: “ wiccateachings: “ Happy Lupercalia. The Pagan Origins of Valentine’s Day. Those looking for the origins of Valentine’s Day inevitably encounter the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia. Lupercalia was a very ancient festival observed...

The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day http://www.npr.org/2011/02/14/133693152/the-dark-origins-of-valentines-day

The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day http://www.npr.org/2011/02/14/133693152/the-dark-origins-of-valentines-day

VALENTINE'S DAY has several legends behind it, but we can claim it as a day to honor our love for Christ. Click image an when it enlarges, click again to read 1-minute devotion about his subject.

VALENTINE'S DAY has several legends behind it, but we can claim it as a day to honor our love for Christ. Click image an when it enlarges, click again to read 1-minute devotion about his subject.

THE ORIGIN OF VALENTINE’S DAY February 5, 2015	Matt Blitz	Comment valentines-day-candyWhile not thought to be directly related to modern Valentine’s Day traditions, the beginnings of celebrating love (of a sort) in February date back to the Romans. The feast of Lupercalia was a pagan fertility and health festival, observed from February 13th through the 15th, that was celebrated at least as far back as 44 BCE (the year Julius Caesar was assassinated). Some historians believe it goes back…

THE ORIGIN OF VALENTINE’S DAY February 5, 2015 Matt Blitz Comment valentines-day-candyWhile not thought to be directly related to modern Valentine’s Day traditions, the beginnings of celebrating love (of a sort) in February date back to the Romans. The feast of Lupercalia was a pagan fertility and health festival, observed from February 13th through the 15th, that was celebrated at least as far back as 44 BCE (the year Julius Caesar was assassinated). Some historians believe it goes back…

The origins of Valentine's Day are not clear, so don't let let possible pagan stories keep you from creating a Christ-centered tradition for Valentine's Day. Here's 3 ideas.

The origins of Valentine's Day are not clear, so don't let let possible pagan stories keep you from creating a Christ-centered tradition for Valentine's Day. Here's 3 ideas.

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