St. Nicholas

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 We three kids

We three sisters, filled up with fright
Ladies, yes, but not "of the night"
Sin will hurt you, we want virtue . . .
Help us, Lord, in our plight. . . .

       O—— —— prayers are all that we can say
       St. Nicholas, come save the day
       More than kind-did-he give with char-i-ty
       Nicholas, won't you stay?

We three sons were caught in a jam
Bathed in brine as salty as ham
When they pickled us
God sent St. Nicholas
Now we're his biggest fans. . . .

       O—— —— Saint of Myra, can you see
       "Nick at night" has set us free
       Now we're living . . . through his giving
       Three happy lads are we!

We are children, gifted and blessed
Hope to honor Nicholas best
Pray for others, sisters, brothers
God takes you through each test.

       O—— —— make us icons as we go
       Prayers for peace, God's love we show
       May it please us to know Jesus
       Heaven's gifts he'll bestow!


Text: Bill Quinlivan
Tune: THREE KINGS OF ORIENT 88 446 and refrain


 
From Fr. Bill Quinlivan, frbillsings.com, used by permission.

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