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The resources on are freely available for use by families, churches, schools, and other non-profit groups. That is why the site exists. When reproducing print materials for such groups, please include this credit line: From the St. Nicholas Center, (including the url is required). If you want to tell us, we love to hear about what you are doing and how the materials are being used. Your suggestions give us ideas for new things and help us improve.

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All website content—text, drawings, photos, activities, EVERYTHING—is, however, protected by United States and international copyright laws.

If you want to reproduce anything from this site on another website, in a commercial print piece, or some other use, prior permission is needed. To request it, please e-mail the following information:

  • Exact material you wish to use, with the web address (URL)
  • Explain how excerpts of articles would be used (complete articles require EXPLICIT PERMISSION and is generally granted for non-web reproduction only)
  • Name and description of organization (non-profit, commercial, etc)
  • Contact information

We welcome requests which further the work of the Center, especially from churches and other non-profit groups. After permission is granted, attribution must include:

  • Byline at the top of text excerpt reproduced on the web:
    From (or adapted from) St. Nicholas Center with a live link

  • At the end of quoted text:
    From St. Nicholas Center, (live link, or, if print, where there is more information about the saint, customs from around the world, stories and activities for children, recipes, crafts, and much more to help families, churches and schools learn about and celebrate St. Nicholas. Used by permission.

  • Caption for images: Image (or photo) courtesy of St. Nicholas Center live link or, if print,
    with other pertinent identification

Permission for material credited to other sources needs to be sought from those who hold the rights to the material. represents considerable investment of resources and time. Please respect our work and ask before using our material. We, in turn, aim to do the same by requesting permission for everything we use from other sources.

Thank you!

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Biblical quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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