Other Patronages

Royal School of Church Music Medal
Royal School of Church Music Medallion, UK
St Nicholas Center Collection

It isn’t just people, places, and churches who claim St. Nicholas as a patron. Innumerable schools, hospitals, hospices,and other organizations bear his name and live out his legacy. Countless towns, villages, streets, restaurants, even ships and coal mines, for example, bear the name of St. Nicholas. Here is just a very small sampling from other categories.

St. Nicholas is Patron Saint of:

Miscellaneous Causes

Danger from water
Fire
Gales
Hospitals
Inns
Lawsuits lost unjustly
Marriages
Misunderstandings
Property
Rheumatism
Sea
Ships
Thunderstorms
Water
Protection from wolves and wildbeasts
Patron of cattle, horses, and sheep in Poland

Against imprisonment
Against robberies

Organizations

Greek Catholic Union in the USA
National Association of Pawnbrokers
New York Historical Society
Royal School of Church Music, London, England
University of the Sorbonne (guard of the students)

Church Bodies

Byzantine Catholic Church
Greek Catholic Church in America
Russian Orthodox Church

Churches

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