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 Russia: Orders of Saint Nicholas Archbishop of Myra in Lycia the Wonderworker
Faith and Good Works

The Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker Charitable Foundation instituted the Order of Saint Nicholas Archbishop of Myra in Lycia the Wonderworker in 2004. It is awarded to Russian and foreign citizens for outstanding service in spiritual teaching and education of the younger generation, in Orthodox missionry work, strengthening Christian morality, and for generosity in charitable work to benefit people needing assistance.

Medal
Order of Saint Nicholas Archbishop of Myra
in Lycia the Wonderworker
Medal
Medal of the Order of Saint Nicholas
Archbishop of Myra in Lycia the
Wonderworker For Charitable Works
Medal
Medal of the Order of Saint Nicholas
Archbishop of Myra in Lycia the
Wonderworker For Merits in Charity
Cross Medal
Cross of the Order of Saint Nicholas
Archbishop of Myra in Lycia the Wonderworker
Certificate
Merit Certificate of the Saint Nicholas
the Wonderworker Charitable Foundation
Cross Medal
Consecrating the Orders and Medals in the crypt of the Basilica di San Nicola, Bari, Italy

The awards are given in ten grades. For the lowest prayer for the awardee's health will be offered in an Orthodox cathedral for one year. For the highest award, prayer will be offered in one hundred Russian cloisters for five years.

Awards have been given to naval officers, church officials, professors, artists, and others noted for their charitable acts.

Award ceremony
Award given to Sergey Mikhailovich Isakov, sculptor of many of the monumental statues
of St Nicholas that the foundation has placed around Russian borders
  
Award ceremony
Prior Giovanni Matera, Basilica di San Nicola, Bari, Italy
Award ceremony
Prior Diminao Bova, Basilica di San Nicola, Bari, Italy

Source:
Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker Charitable Foundation. Used by permission.

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