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Who is St. Valentine?

The history of Valentine’s Day, celebrated on February 14 each year, is surrounded by mystery. The modern St. Valentine’s Day contains both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. So, who was Saint Valentine and how did he become associated with Valentine’s Day? Well, the Catholic Church has at least three different saints named Valentine/ Valentinus, all of whom were martyred. One legend says that Valentine was a priest in Rome during

The Mayflower and Thanksgiving

Just in time for Thanksgiving, The History Channel will be airing a show called Desperate Crossing: The Untold Story of The Mayflower. It will be shown on November 19, 20, 23, 24, and 26; click here for show times. According to the History Channel, “this show features elaborate dramatic reenactments from original source material written by eyewitnesses and participants in the actual events of the early 1600s.” It will follow