Valentine to Caregivers

Dorothea Mordan
4 min readFeb 4, 2023

Dorothea Mordan’s Good Day Neighbor Column, 2/2023

Traditions come from somewhere.

Saint Valentine is a composite of historic religious figures that includes St. Valentine of Viterbo, St. Valentine of Raetia, and others who share martyrdom because of their beliefs. Their lifeworks, and stories have combined into the legendary St. Valentine, patron saint of such disparate areas as love, epilepsy…