December 19th on the Julian Calendar
lead a town parade, be commemorated in saint's day worship, visit schools, hospitals and homes or provide the focus for a party, come under cover of night to leave sweet treats and small gifts for children.
Castricum, the Netherlands
Photo: P Van Trigt
St. Nicholas Day Worship
Sint-Nicolaaskerk, Sint Niklaas, Belgium
Photo: G Vandenheide
St. Hilary School
Under Cover of Night
St Nicholas Center Collection
However he comes, Saint Nicholas reminds us that giving is more important than receiving, and doing for others is the faithful way to live.
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