Questions about St. Nicholas

Sanctus Nicolaus, Barium
Sanctus Nicolaus — Barium
Holy card, Italy
St Nicholas Center Collection
  1. Where was St. Nicholas born and where did he live?
  2. What career did he follow?
  3. What is the most famous story about him?
  4. What is a common name for him?
  5. Why is he regarded as the model of the cheerful giver?
  6. Whose patron Saint is he?

Adapted from Forty Saints of the Holy Eastern Orthodox Catholic and Apostolic Church, Syrian Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of New York and All North America, Fourth Edition, 1967, p. 35.

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