Rochester, New York, USASt. Nicholas Day Mass
During St. Nicholas Day Mass, children learn about St. Nicholas of Myra, the real-life model for Santa Claus. The saint’s concern for others, the poor, especially poor children, is portrayed. After the Mass, St. Nicholas himself appears, sharing his story. Each child receives a treat and a writing pad. St. Nicholas asks them to make a list of things to do for others.