Saint Valentina

Saint Valentina was from Caesarea of Palestine. She was small and known for wearing old, worn out clothing.

One day, when she was with her friend Thea, they joined a group of Christians gathered to hear the Holy Scriptures. Local officials broke up the meeting, grabbed Thea and tortured her.

Valentina yelled, “How long will you torment my sister?” When the thugs heard her, they grabbed her, too. Valentina was dragged away to be burned on an altar which had already been prepared by the heathens. Kicking the altar with her feet, she knocked it over. Then, Valentina and Thea were tied together and burnt alive.

Saint Valentina’s Christian bond with Saint Thea was so strong that whether or not they were natural sisters, they were spiritual sisters. And, Saint Valentina was not going to let Saint Thea be martyred without her.

The women died for their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ in 308.

The ancient Latin name “Valentina” means “strong, vigorous and healthy.”

About unholypursuit

A. White, an award winning former librarian, who is also a long time member of Romantic Time and Publisher's Weekly. A. White has been writing for over fifteen years. She took classes in creative writing in college, specializing in ancient myths and legends. and later at a local community center while living in Chicago. In college she won the national contest to verbally list every country in the world, it's capital and ingenious language. Her works are mainly horror, fantasy, extreme, and sci-fi as well as, as some may says, "the truly strange predicament and puzzling." Books that I've written are "Clash with the Immortals, and eleven others which are part of the "Unholy Pursuit saga,". She has been working on the Chronicles since 2007. She wished to complete them all before introducing them to public so the readers wouldn't have to for the continuation to be written. The ideas of the book come from classic literature such as whose work greatly influence the world world such as Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Euripides, Socrates, Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Plato, Aristotle and many more. The "Book of Enoch" influenced the usage of Azazael as a main character and love interest. I created the primary main character from the Chronicle of Saints. I wanted to show them as real flesh and blood with thoughts, desires and yearning as any human. Not as they are so often depicted. So I created one of my own to show her as a real human that everyone can relate to.
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20 Responses to Saint Valentina

  1. Jimmy says:

    Ahaa, a great article.


  2. Lottie says:

    I like this article. It was very informative.


  3. Maryellen says:

    As a free encyclopedia any individual could modify,
    Wikipedia is an almost-utopian project– but it


  4. Jimmy says:

    Do you have more information on this particular saint?


  5. quotes on smile says:

    Hi there, just wanted to say, I enjoyed this article.
    It was helpful. Keep on posting!


  6. Chase says:

    I am sure this piece of writing has touched all the internet people as dearly as it touched me. Its something I didn’t know.


  7. Jackie says:

    I didn’t know about her. Never heard of her. Thanks for informing.


    • She predates Saint Valentine by nearly…I think, by nearly 500 years. Before the fall of Israel. Many of the early women saints who were martyred very little is written about them. I find it in intriguing to see what I can learn about them.


  8. Treyana says:

    It’s sad we know so little about the female saints all because of men and their egos.


  9. -Eugenia says:

    This is an excellent article and thanks for sharing. Thank you for following BrewNSpew.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Haley says:

    Thanks for sharing. She’s was a remarkable woman

    Liked by 1 person

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