Jeannie Meekins is an Australian writer who lives with her children and a couple of cats who think they own the computer. And if her dog could read, he’d be jealous, so it’s lucky that he can’t. Jeannie has also written numerous books for children, many available through LearningIsland.com.
Saint Valentine: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Loveby Jeannie Meekins
But what do you really know about the person who inspired one of the
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You’ve probably heard of Saint Valentine’s Day. You may have given someone a card or a present. You may even have done it in secret, and watched the look of happiness on their face. You probably tried not to blush as that person tried to figure out who their secret Valentine was.
But what do you really know about the person who inspired one of the most popular days of the year?
Probably... not much. That’s because not much is known about who Saint Valentine was. In fact, the Roman Catholic Church lists three Saint Valentines. Other branches of the Christian religion claim there are up to seven Saint Valentines.
How do we know which is the right one?
Find out about the three men who may have inspired Valentine's Day in this 15-minute biography.
Ages 8 and up.
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