Saint Nicholas

Learn about the fascinating story of Saint Nicholas and how he became the inspiration for the modern-day Santa Claus. Explore the traditions and celebrations associated with this beloved holiday figure.
"Saint Nicholas of Myra icon reproduction on a wooden plaque. Sizes: Small - 8.5cm x 11cm / 3.34 inches x 4.33 inches Medium - 10cm x 13.5cm / 3.93inches x 5.31inches Large - 12cm x 16.5cm / 4.72inches x 6.49inches Saint Nicholas of Myra, also known as Nicholas of Bari, was an early Christian bishop of Greek descent. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nicholas the Wonderworker. Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors, merchants, archers, repent Saints, Nicholas, Russian Orthodox, St Nicolas, St Nicholas Day, Sinterklaas, Orthodoxy, Orthodox, Byzantine Art

"Saint Nicholas of Myra icon reproduction on a wooden plaque. Sizes: Small - 8.5cm x 11cm / 3.34 inches x 4.33 inches Medium - 10cm x 13.5cm / 3.93inches x 5.31inches Large - 12cm x 16.5cm / 4.72inches x 6.49inches Saint Nicholas of Myra, also known as Nicholas of Bari, was an early Christian bishop of Greek descent. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nicholas the Wonderworker. Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors, merchants, archers…

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Catholic families have a wide variety of Christmas gift-giving traditions. While many children grew up receiving gifts from Santa Claus, families in some areas of the country are making the decision to not celebrate Santa in their homes. Is it wrong to lie to our kids, or is Santa a harmless and fun Christmas tradition? While it’s up to each family to decide what is best for their kids, here is some advice that Father Simon shared with a concerned mother. “A couple of weeks ago, my…

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