Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USASt. Nicholas Visit
The evening Mass on the Feast of St. Nicholas features toys brought for the needy, a homily telling about Saint Nicholas (the parish patron saint), and following Mass, a visit from Saint Nicholas himself along with his sidekick Ruprecht. Ruprecht distributed coal to the school principal, priest, deacon, nuns, and choir director. Saint Nicholas had candy canes for all the children.