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Who is St. Nicholas?

  1. Quién es Nicolás?
  2. Bishop of Myra
    1. St. Paul & St. Nicholas
  3. Saint in Bari
    1. Devotion & Use of Manna
    2. Bari Images
    3. Translation Monument in San Giorgio
    4. St. Nicholas Shrines in Bari
    5. Ecumenical Saint
    6. Silver Rose of St. Nicholas
  4. Gift Giver
  5. Patron Saint
    1. People
    2. Places
    3. Churches
    4. Other Patronages
  6. Wonderworker
    1. Icon Reflections
    2. Metropolitan Hilarion on St Nicholas, Santa & the Nativity
  7. Origin of Santa
    1. Interview: Gerry Bowler
    2. Interview: Jeremy Seal
    3. Knickerbocker Santa Claus
    4. Flemish Influence
    5. Meet the Man Behind the Beard
    6. Father Christmas
    7. The Reformation & St. Nicholas
    8. Saint Nicholas of Myra, Bari, and Manhattan: Book Review
  8. FAQs
  9. Timeline
    1. Printable Timeline
  10. Geography
    1. Patara
    2. Holy Land
    3. Myra
    4. Constantinople
    5. Nicaea
  11. Compare Santa & St. Nicholas
  12. Stories & Legends
    1. Traditional Stories & Legends
    2. Interactive Story Painting
    3. Classic Sources
    4. Image Cycles
    5. Modern Miracles
  13. A Real Person?
    1. Early Evidence
    2. Digging back to the real St. Nicholas
  14. A Real Saint?
    1. Other Nicholas Saints
    2. Nicholas Still a Saint? - UPI
  15. St. Nicholas Symbols
  16. The Real Face
    1. Anatomical Examination—Bari
    2. Relics in the Lido of Venice
    3. St. Nicholas in Antalya Museum
    4. Several Reconstructions
  17. Relics
    1. Examination of a Relic
    2. Traveling Relics
  18. Museum & Art Gallery Images
  19. Movies
    1. Saint Nicholas: Real Story
    2. Becoming Santa
    3. In Search of Santa Claus
    4. Nicola—Cozze, Kebab, & Coca Cola
    5. Nicholas of Myra—the Movie

Around the World

  1. Customs Around the World
    1. Albania
    2. Argentina
    3. Aruba
    4. Austria
    5. Belgium
    6. Bonaire
    7. Bulgaria
    8. Canada
    9. Croatia
    10. Curacao
    11. Czech Republic
    12. England (UK)
    13. Finland
    14. France
    15. Georgia
    16. Germany
    17. Greece
    18. Hungary
    19. Iceland
    20. Ireland
    21. Italy
    22. Lebanon
    23. Liechtenstein
    24. Lithuania
    25. Luxembourg
    26. Republic of Macedonia
    27. Malta
    28. Mexico
    29. Netherlands
    30. Palestine
    31. Poland
    32. Portugal
    33. Romania
    34. Russia
    35. Scotland
    36. Serbia
    37. Slovakia
    38. Slovenia
    39. Spain
    40. Suriname
    41. Switzerland
    42. Turkey
    43. Ukraine
    44. United States
  2. Who Travels with St. Nicholas?
  3. St. Nicholas & U.S. Christmas Customs
  4. Festivals
    1. Sinterklaas Entry - Amsterdam
    2. Sinterklaas Official Entry
    3. St. Nicholas Day
    4. Festival of the Translation: Bari, Italy
    5. Whitmonday: Saint Nicolas de-Port
    6. December:
      St-Nicolas-de-Port
  5. Rescuing St. Nicholas from Santa Claus
    1. In Austria
    2. In Belgium
    3. In the Czech Republic
    4. In Germany
    5. In the Netherlands
    6. In Switzerland
    7. In Ukraine
  6. "Saint Nicholas" in Many Languages
  7. Visits from St. Nicholas
  8. Boy or Youth Bishops
    1. Boy Bishop Sermon
      Hereford Cathedral 2005
    2. Boy Bishop Sermon
      Salisbury Cathedral 2004
    3. Boy Bishop Sermon
      North Walsham 2004
    4. Boy Bishop Sermon
      Salisbury Cathedral 2003
    5. Boy Bishop Ceremony
      Medieval Salisbury Cathedral
    6. Boy Bishop Visitation
      York - 1396
    7. King Henry VIII & Queen Mary
    8. Medieval Boy Bishop Tokens
    9. Medieval Boy Bishop Vestments
  9. Public Statues & Monuments
    1. Austria
    2. Belarus
    3. Belgium
    4. Bulgaria
    5. Chile
    6. Croatia
    7. Czech Republic
    8. England
    9. France
    10. Germany
    11. Ireland
    12. Italy
    13. Luxembourg
    14. Malta
    15. Monaco
    16. Netherlands
    17. Poland
    18. Portugal
    19. Russia
    20. Spain
    21. Switzerland
    22. Ukraine
  10. Societies
  11. Exhibits & Museums

How to Celebrate

  1. Celebrate At Church
    1. The Church Remembers St. Nicholas
    2. St. Nicholas Celebration
    3. St Nicholas Day Worship Ideas
    4. St. Nicholas Day Events
    5. Other St. Nicholas Events
    6. Other Ways
    7. Outreach with St. Nicholas
    8. Youth Groups
    9. Study Guides
    10. Ideas from Articles
    11. Video: Saint Nicholas Tradition
  2. Advent Saint
    1. Nicholas and Jesus
    2. A St. Nicholas Note
    3. A Good Secret
    4. A Word from "Saint Nicholas"
    5. Advent Wreath Prayer
    6. Advent Calendar for Grown-ups
  3. Celebrate At Home
    1. Ideas FROM Families
    2. A Party for Families
    3. Musings on Saint Nicholas
    4. Neighborhood St Nicholas "Visits"
    5. St. Nicholas String
    6. Saint Nicholas ~ The Scroll
    7. St Nicholas Name Day
    8. Christmas in July
    9. Talking about Santa Claus
    10. Ideas FROM Books & Articles
  4. Celebrate At School
    1. Ideas FROM Teachers
  5. Resources
    1. Activities
    2. Appearances
    3. Articles
    4. Books & More
    5. Clip Art
    6. Costumes
    7. Crafts
    8. Find a St. Nicholas
    9. Games
    10. Handouts, etc, to print
    11. Home Decor
    12. Liturgical Resources
    13. Music
    14. Plays & Scripts
    15. Recipes
    16. Stories, Poems & Videos
    17. For Teachers
    18. Church Year Resources
  6. E-cards

Events

For Kids

  1. Stories
    1. The Real St. Nicholas
    2. And Now We Call Him Santa Claus
    3. Story of Saint Nicholas
    4. Golden Cup
    5. Life of Saint Nicholas
    6. The Cheerful Giver
    7. St. Nicholas Gets the Goods
    8. A St. Nicholas Story
    9. Kersti and Saint Nicholas
    10. Saint Nicolas
    11. St. Nicholas in the Netherlands
    12. A St. Nicholas Story—Fiercest Animal
    13. Kids tell about Saint Nicholas
    14. Legend of St. Nicolas I
    15. Legend of St. Nicolas II
  2. Poems
    1. St. Nicholas Day Poem
    2. Saint Nicholas—from Belgium
    3. A Rhyme for Nicholas
    4. St. Nicholas
    5. Santa & St. Nicholas
    6. A Song for St. Nicholas
    7. St. Nicholas Verse
    8. A Song for the Bishop
    9. Lament of the Children in the Salting Tub
  3. Videos
    1. Who is St. Nicholas?
    2. Could this be St. Nicholas?
    3. The St. Nick Strut!
    4. The Story of Saint Nicholas
  4. Online Activities & Games
    1. Coloring Book
    2. Memory Game
    3. Tic-Tac-Toe
    4. St Nick Map
    5. Jigsaw Puzzle
    6. Gift Game
    7. Word Search 1
    8. Word Search 2
    9. How to Draw Advent Saints
  5. One Way to Draw St. Nicholas
  6. Activities to Print
    1. Pictures to Color
    2. Cut-out St Nicholas
    3. Crossword Puzzle
    4. Word Search I
    5. Word Search II
    6. Ship Game
    7. Memory Game to Print
    8. Puzzles
  7. More About St. Nicholas
    1. Santa & St. Nicholas
    2. Reasons to Love St. Nicholas
    3. What Does It Take to Be a Saint, Anyway?
    4. Kids' Saint Nicholas Prayers
    5. N is for Nicholas!
    6. In Storyland
    7. Giant Lego Sinterklaas
    8. Kids Dress-up
  8. Game
  9. Kids' Drawings
    1. from Switzerland
    2. from Germany
    3. from the UK
    4. from Austria
    5. from Ukraine
    6. from the US
    7. from Australia
    8. from Poland
    9. from Canada
    10. from Russia
    11. Send Your Picture

St. Nicholas Center Shop

  1. Buttons
  2. Cards
  3. Cookie Cutters
  4. Crozier Tops
  5. Felt Figures / Ornaments
  6. Memory Game
  7. Napkins
  8. Paper Craft
  9. Pewter—USA
  10. Posters, Nicholas
  11. Posters, Mosaic
  12. Posters
  13. Prints
  14. Prayer Cards
  15. Puppets
  16. Rubber Stamps
  17. Stickers
  18. Window Clings
  19. Express Shipping
  20. Order Adjustments
  21. Display & Activity Kits
    1. Display Kit
    2. Activity Kit
    3. Publicity Samples
    4. Kit Publicity Materials
  22. Books from AMAZON
  23. DVDs & Videos
  24. OTHER Sources for St. Nicholas things
    1. Books & Pamphlets
    2. Cards
    3. Children's Toys
    4. Cookie Boards, Molds, etc
    5. Dutch Goods
    6. Figures
    7. Food
    8. Icons, Prints, Prayer Cards & Medals
    9. Miscellaneous
    10. Ornaments

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About St. Nicholas Center

  1. Who We Are
    1. Carol Myers
    2. Jim Rosenthal
  2. St. Nicholas Center Exhibit
    1. Case Photos
    2. Further Information
    3. Exhibit Artifacts
    4. Exhibit Article - 2015
  3. Display & Activity Kits
    1. Display Kit
    2. Activity Kit
    3. Publicity Samples
    4. Kit Publicity Materials
  4. Award
  5. FAQs
  6. Contact Us
  7. Support Us
  8. Media & Publicity
    1. Secured Images
  9. Content Usage & Copyright
  10. Local Exhibits
    1. 2011 - Museum Exhibit
    2. 2008 - Museum Exhibit
    3. 2005 - Museum Exhibit
    4. 2003 - Museum Exhibit
    5. 2002 - Art Council Exhibit
    6. 2001 - Museum Exhibit
    7. 1994 - Museum Exhibit
  11. Marketplace Presence
  12. Site Information
    1. Search Tips
    2. Site Update!
    3. Acknowledgements
    4. Bibliography
    5. Content Usage & Copyright
    6. Permissions
    7. Privacy Policy
    8. Links