Saint Valentine’s Day

Saint Valentine’s Day is on 14th February. People all around the world write cards for their boyfriends or their girlfriends on this day. Lots of people buy flowers and other presents on St. Valentine’s Day. But why do we celebrate this bay? Who was the first Valentine? Tis is the story of Saint Valentine. 

About 1700 years ago there was a man called Valentine. He was a priest. He liked to see young people in love. He wanted people to get married because he wanted them to have a family. But the Emperor Claudius didn’t want men to get married. He wanted men to fight on the army. He wanted more solders. Valentine didn’t agree. He helped men and women to get married in secret. Emperor Claudius didn’t know about this. When Claudius heard about the story of Valentine in jail for 20 years. After 20 years, Claudius killed Valentine on February 14th. Everybody thought Valentine was a good man because he helped lovers. That’s why we celebrate St. Valentine’s Day every year. 😁

 

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