The Truth about Valentine's DaySelect the image to read or print this booklet online, or visit our literature request form to order a free copy.

During the month of February, people around the world exchange terms of endearment in a celebration known as Saint Valentine’s Day. It seems that a virtual love-frenzy takes place during this time, but why? How did this holiday come to exist? When was it instituted and by whom? Why does it occur on February 14th? Was there truly a saint by the name of Valentine? Where did the tradition of sending out cards designating personal valentines come from?  The origin and meaning of this celebration is no longer a mystery. Now you can know the shocking truth about Valentine’s Day!