Yes, there is a St. Nicholas
witnesses." So, yes, there is a St. Nicholas. "I tell people who are touring our sanctuary: 'We never have to tell our children that there is no St. Nicholas,' " said White, dean of the Orthodox Church : "Well, what is the name of our church?" That would be St. Nicholas Cathedral, named after the 4th Yes, there is a St. Nicholas is Dec. 6. St. Nicholas is a saint. The church insists that saints live on, in a heavenly "cloud of in America's cathedral in Washington, D.C. "There is, in fact, a St. Nicholas and he gives us his
Man of Mystery: St. Nick
the feast day of St. Nicholas. Millions of shoppers would know this saint's name, but few would noted, St. Nicholas is "tall and thin and he has a somewhat gaunt, determined look. ... It's hard to his life mention it, is that he was a faster," said Father John Lardas of St. Nicholas parish. "He -giving. But for centuries he remained a Christian figure and a crucial element in St. Nicholas traditions recognize his face in Orthodox icons. "One thing that we know about St. Nicholas, because all accounts of
Sept. 11 -- Dreams of St. Nicholas
visitors to the Sept. 11 memorial. The building that became St. Nicholas was built in 1832 as a private Sept. 11 -- Dreams of St. Nicholas fragments of the bones of three saints, including their patron. St. Nicholas of Myra is the 4th century them about the relics of St. Nicholas and St. Katherine and St. Sava," said Romas, priest at St The first thing police found at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was a piece of a wing and winning design for the site and memorial also includes St. Nicholas, the only church that was
Santa Claus vs. St. Nicholas?
famous story about the bishop is captured in the Charity of St. Nicholas icon. It shows him visiting a saints. The goal is to teach children about the 4th century bishop known as St. Nicholas of Myra read a headline about a pastor being nailed for using it. Call it the St. Nicholas option. It is , is history. The feast of St. Nicholas falls on Dec. 6 and, in parts of the world, remains a day for Santa Claus vs. St. Nicholas? St. Nicholas. But he is not what Christmas is all about. Playing the St. Nicholas card is the best
A Baptist take on St. Nicholas
St- Nicholas A Baptist take on St. Nicholas was to get people to forget the real St. Nicholas. ... Here in America we've forgotten all about clergy voice these sentiments in the days leading to Dec. 6, the feast day of St. Nicholas, the 4th -- to embrace the real St. Nicholas. "I have often wondered how a Martian reporter would do a story part of their problem was St. Nicholas. The early Communists needed to purge Christmas of its Savior the real St. Nicholas because he has turned into this Santa Claus guy. It's like we're taking a
St. Nicholas (the real one) returning to lower Manhattan
dedicated to St. Nicholas, he said. "That is when we will try to find a way to replace what was lost and bring St. Nicholas home again." into the underground at the 9/11 memorial and museum. But sometime in 2016, or early 2017, the new St . Nicholas National Shrine will literally shine -- a dome lit from within, through layers of marble and glass -- over this memorial plaza. St. Nicholas (the real one) returning to lower Manhattan heavy hearts to the specific place where our St. Nicholas Church stood as a building for more than St. Nicholas St. Nicholas National Shrine will literally shine -- a dome lit from within, through layers of millions. ... We really need to believe that something can rise again, out of that void." St. Nicholas vanished When members of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church celebrate their patron saint's feast day on Dec
Saints at Ground Zero
The first time Father John Romas approached ground zero it was hard to find the site of St relics recovered. Yes, this is a family matter." The building that became St. Nicholas (www.stnicholasnyc.org relics of St. Nicholas, St. Katherine and St. Sava. Small pieces of their skeletons were kept in a gold tombs of the martyrs. This parish is named after St. Nicholas of Myra, the 4th century saint who in nearly 6,500 people who are missing after the terrorist attack. The members of St. Nicholas do not think
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and compassion, and the kind of person you'd like your children to know." A renewed St. Nicholas emphasis between St. Nicholas Day and Christmas, collect diapers and blankets for new mothers who need help. * It's some tips, from Andriacco and others. * Here's a tough one: Invite St. Nicholas into the Advent season , rather than Santa Claus. As a rule, Americans ignore the Dec. 6th feast of St. Nicholas of Myra
Yes, Christmas is 12 Days Long
Advent does include one festive date -- the Dec. 6 feast honoring St. Nicholas of Myra. Different . "Actually, the Dutch already had brought us a secularized St. Nicholas and everything that went along "A Visit From St. Nicholas," written by a Clement Clarke Moore, a powerful New York Episcopalian
Gently fighting for Christmas
whose feasts are celebrated during these seasons. Note that the feast of St. Nicholas of Myra -- yes , that St. Nicholas -- was back on Dec. 6. Another page suggests family movies for the seasons, some
From Texas Baptist to Orthodox saint?
flowing white beard, he resembled an icon of St. Nicholas -- as in St. Nicholas, the monk and 4th
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Constantine White, dean of St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, D.C. "There is some link there to somewhat ironic touch, he also is the patron of merchants and pawnbrokers. "St. Nicholas is supposed to , he holds a golden Gospel book. His name is St. Nicholas and Dec. 6th is his feast day. Back in the put our time and our money where our mouths are. A Visit from St. Nicholas Just before dawn on Dec -Rite Catholic Christians. Yes, there is a St. Nicholas. Obviously, this is not the secular superman
Orthodox bishop on hot spot
plans call for his enthronement at on Dec. 28th at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Washington, D.C. The
Whatever happened to Advent?
songs, advertisements and scores of Thomas Nast cartoons. Santa Claus replaced St. Nicholas and
One holiday, many angels -- on sale now
carried by bishops -- such as St. Nicholas of Myra. Where will it end? A lawsuit in Cincinnati is
Is Christmas funny, or what?
version of "A Visit From St. Nicholas," as written for an academic journal. It ended with the
A Traditional Christmas -- Not
. 6 feast day of St. Nicholas. The main casualty has been the reverent four-week Christian season
Merry tropical Christmas
even have added a visit from St. Nicholas. But they would have visited neighbors for caroling and
Canterbury's 'unique' statement
want to follow." The priest served him communion. This scene occurred at St. Nicholas Parish in
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of history to the 4th Century St. Nicholas of Myra, in Asia Minor. The saint was a bishop and, thus mists of history to the 4th Century St. Nicholas of Myra, in Asia Minor. The saint was a bishop and
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