St. Nick’s best gift

St. Nicholas

The memory of few saints is as cherished as that of St. Nicholas. Known as Nicholas the Wonderworker, he is remembered in the church on December 6 and closely associated with the Christmas season. While the legends around this humble bishop have swollen beyond recognition, the popular picture of the jolly fat man circling the globe dropping gifts to worthy children has some slender basis in fact. According to the tradition of the church, Nicholas was born at the end of the third century to … [Read more...]


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