St. Valentine's Day Contest!  

Posted by Jude Emblem


Greetings TradCats! In light of the upcoming feast of St. Valentine (and the lack of recent articles) we are going to host our second article contest and first of this year. The theme for this contest is, you guessed it, St. Valentines Day! There is so much to talk about with this one subject that it should be rather easy to think of something to share. i.e. Why doesn't anyone say Happy St. Valentine's Day like they do for St. Patrick? What is the modern view of love and why is it wrong? Who is St. Valentine? What is the origin of giving/receiving valentine cards? etc. The deadline for the contest will be St. Valentines Day, February 14th, 2010. All articles will be reviewed by a panel of judges in funny white wigs. The winner of the contest shall receive bragging rights and a spiritual bouquet of 15 decades of the rosary (like I said before, I'm a poor college student). God bless you all and may St. Valentine guide your key strokes!

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15 comments

Oooohhh..Valentine's Day...this outta be good... ;)

February 6, 2010 at 9:33 PM

NARF!!!! I don't have time... and i wont see them anyway... DRAT AND BLAST!!! have fun, guys. :P ♥♥♥

February 8, 2010 at 5:29 PM

Oh, St. Valentine's Day is nice, but I really prefer White Day. Read about it here. Though there isn't any St. White for March 14, the Church can surely commemorate a holy individual on that day in the future.

February 8, 2010 at 9:30 PM

White Day? Sounds racist... =P

February 8, 2010 at 11:28 PM

lol, Jude. Well, it's an interesting idea... exchanging chocolate on different dates! :)

February 9, 2010 at 8:35 PM

my view on valentines has always just been "oh candy!" and i never bothered to have an opinion on it. i agree glo-ness, this should be interesting.....

February 10, 2010 at 12:12 PM

Thanks Atobe! I like the Japanese tradition better. It gives guys a heads up before going all out and buying stuff! I wish I had known this before the last school newspaper deadline. I'll still have time to promote White Day though. =)

February 10, 2010 at 1:57 PM

Oh ho ho, I wouldn't call it a tradition! More like, the best holiday ever invented by a conglomerate.

February 14, 2010 at 3:35 AM

Epic fail....the contest i mean.

February 15, 2010 at 9:03 PM

did everyone just give up in despair to the Viking's unrealized yet still superior article?

February 15, 2010 at 9:28 PM

he wrote a post?!?!?!?

February 16, 2010 at 4:18 PM

Yeah, whatever happened to the V-day contest? I just thought of something yesterday, but I wasn't gonna post it since I thought it was over...oh well, I'll just post it anyways...

February 16, 2010 at 5:17 PM

Well I COULD have emailed everyone to remind them of the blog and the fact that their name is still attached to the side, but I didn't and the only person to post a St. Valentine's Day related article was Glo. Yes, I didn't write mine either and I should have even though I saw no one else was. Atobe came in close second with the comment about White Day.

February 17, 2010 at 11:04 PM

So are you saying I automatically won the V-day contest?? Sweeeeeet....

February 21, 2010 at 4:53 PM

congrats glo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

February 25, 2010 at 5:31 PM

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