Celebrate the tradition of St. Nicholas day in your Catholic or Christian home and keep the real meaning of Christmas alive!

Celebrating St. Nicholas Day in the Catholic Home

Celebrate the tradition of St. Nicholas day in your Catholic or Christian home and keep the real meaning of Christmas alive!

What Santa is based on St Nicholas?! You don't say. Catholic children receive gifts from the magi, not wise men. There is a difference.

The origin and evolution of Santa Claus [Infographic]

What Santa is based on St Nicholas?! You don't say. Catholic children receive gifts from the magi, not wise men. There is a difference.

The origin of the St. Nicholas tradition goes back to Bishop Nicholas of Myra in Lycia (Turkey). Little solid historical information is known about Nicholas except that he was Bishop of Myra and died around A.D. 350.

The origin of the St. Nicholas tradition goes back to Bishop Nicholas of Myra in Lycia (Turkey). Little solid historical information is known about Nicholas except that he was Bishop of Myra and died around A.

How Bishop Nicholas has become synonymous with Santa Claus

From Saint Nicholas to Santa Claus, a timeline. (Neglected to note the physical tussle St Nicholas had @ the Nicean conference)

A Pictoral History of Santa Claus, The Public Domain Review. From 13th C Sinterklaas to modern Santa.

Original St Nick: This Russian icon dating back to 1294 shows Saint Nicholas Lipensky, a bishop born in Asia Minor known for his generosity toward children

this website has a great selection of ideas to select from in celebrating St Nicholas Day

Nicholas Center - Discovering the Truth about Santa Claus - includes coloring pages, etc.

The skeleton of St. Pancratius at the Church of St. Nicholas in Wil, Switzerland. (Thanks for identifying it, Lena!)

“Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the century, the relics of twelve martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the German/Czech border.” - Immortal, Toby de Silva (via Retronaut)

Saint Patrick is celebrated in the United States as well as Ireland where he’s known for being a patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. St Patrick is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. Most of what is known about him comes from his two works; the Confessio, a spiritual autobiography, and his Epistola, a denunciation of British mistreatment of Irish Christians.

Saint Patrick - Patron of Ireland - Feastday : March 17 St. Patrick of Ireland is one of the world\'s most popular saints. Apostle of Ireland, born at

Santa Claus- Christmas Traditions suzilove.wordpress.com

Santa Claus- Christmas Traditions

Christmas traditions : the origins of Xmas and facts Neat history of christmas traditions! Pin # 8 and

In the old days, Santa Claus would gather up bad children, toss them in his basket, and whisk them away to the North Pole to serve as his slaves. That's where the legend of Santa's elves came from.

KRAMPUS, In the old days, Krampus would gather up bad children, toss them in his basket, and whisk them away to the North Pole to serve as Santa's slaves. That's where the legend of Santa's elves came from. (Photo from Holland)

Nicholas Winton, the great hero. This may or may not have made me cry

Nicholas Winton, the great hero…

Netflix awesome true story: If you've not seen Nicky's Family or heard of Sir Nicholas Winton, you should. Biopic is on Netflix. AMAZINGLY HUMBLE YOUNG MAN, at the time, saved over 600 children during Holocaust.

Nicholas II and the Tsaritsa dressed as Alexis I and Maria Miloslavskaya, for the Winter Palace's last Imperial ball

10 Most Extraordinary Parties in History Slideshow

1903 Ball in the Winter Palace (Russian: Костюмированный бал 1903 года) — the famous luxurious ball during the reign of the emperor Nicholas II of Russia in the Winter Palace, St.-Petersburg (February 11 and

"The Gatchina Palace" egg was made for Nicholas II of Russia for his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, on Easter 1901. Crafted: gold, enamel, silver-gilt, portrait diamonds, rock crystal, and seed pearls. Surprise: minature gold replica of the palace at Gatchina with statue of Paul I. Location: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

The Concise History of Fabergé Eggs

1901 "Gatchina Palace" Faberge Egg made Tzar Nicholas. The egg opens to reveal a miniature gold replica of the Palace at Gatchina, a village near St.

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