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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. Bari Sailors - 1087
    5. St. Nicholas Shrines in Bari
    6. Something New Coming to Bari
    7. Another Statue Proposed for Bari
    8. Ecumenical Saint
    9. 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
    3. Amsterdam Church Receives St. Nicholas Relic
    4. Relics Enshrined in Flushing NY Church
  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. Malta
    27. Mexico
    28. Netherlands
    29. North Macedonia
    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 Official Entry
    2. Sinterklaas Entry - Amsterdam
    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. Kazakhstan
    14. Luxembourg
    15. Malta
    16. Monaco
    17. Netherlands
    18. Poland
    19. Portugal
    20. Russia
    21. Slovakia
    22. Spain
    23. Switzerland
    24. Ukraine
    25. United States
  10. Societies
  11. Exhibits & Museums

How to Celebrate

  1. Celebrate At Church
    1. The Church Remembers St. Nicholas
    2. St. Nicholas Celebration
    3. One Hour St. Nicholas Party
    4. Simple First-time Celebration
    5. St Nicholas Day Worship Ideas
    6. St. Nicholas Day Events
    7. Other St. Nicholas Events
    8. Other Ways
    9. Outreach with St. Nicholas
    10. Youth Groups
    11. Study Guides
    12. Ideas from Articles
    13. Video: Saint Nicholas Tradition
    14. Bishops Welcome Saint Nicholas
  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. Teaching our kids the holiday spirit by having them take a turn as Santa
    6. St. Nicholas String
    7. Saint Nicholas ~ The Scroll
    8. St Nicholas Name Day
    9. Christmas in July
    10. Talking about Santa Claus
    11. 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 & more 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. A St. Nicholas Story—Fiercest Little Animal in the Forest
    12. Santa's Prayer
    13. St. Nicholas in the Netherlands
    14. Kids tell about Saint Nicholas
    15. Legend of St. Nicolas I
    16. 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. Who Is Santa Claus?
    3. Could this be St. Nicholas?
    4. The St. Nick Strut!
    5. How is St. Nicholas Different than Santa Claus?
    6. Legend of Saint-Nicolas (revisited by children)
    7. 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. Giant Lego San Nicola
    9. 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. Cards
  2. Cross Cookie Cutters
  3. Croziers
  4. Fabric Panels
  5. From Our Collection
  6. Ornament Kit
  7. Posters, Nicholas
  8. Posters, Mosaic
  9. Posters
  10. Prints
  11. Prayer Cards
  12. Puzzles, Wooden
  13. Rubber Stamps
  14. Stickers
  15. Express Shipping
  16. Order Adjustments
  17. Books from AMAZON
  18. DVDs & Videos
  19. OTHER Sources for St. Nicholas things
    1. Books & Pamphlets
    2. Cards
    3. Children's Toys
    4. Cookie Boards, Molds, etc
    5. Cookie Cutters
    6. Dutch Goods
    7. Figures
    8. Food
    9. Icons, Prints, Prayer Cards & Medals
    10. Kits & Patterns
    11. Miscellaneous
    12. Ornaments
    13. Pewter—USA

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About St. Nicholas Center

  1. Who We Are
    1. Carol Myers
    2. Jim Rosenthal
  2. St. Nicholas Exhibit + St. Nicholas Faith & Justice Center
    1. St. Nicholas Partnership
    2. St. Nicholas Captures the Future of VTS
    3. Episcopal News Service
  3. St. Nicholas Center Exhibit
    1. Case Photos
    2. Further Information
    3. Exhibit Artifacts
    4. Exhibit Article - 2019
    5. Exhibit Article - 2015
    6. Exhibit Article II - 2015
    1. 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. 2018 - Museum Exhibit
    2. 2011 - Museum Exhibit
    3. 2008 - Museum Exhibit
    4. 2005 - Museum Exhibit
    5. 2003 - Museum Exhibit
    6. 2002 - Art Council Exhibit
    7. 2001 - Museum Exhibit
    8. 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

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