The origin of the St. Nicholas tradition goes back to Bishop Nicholas of Myra in Lycia (Turkey). Little solid historical information is known about Nicholas except that he was Bishop of Myra and died around A.D. 350.

The origin of the St. Nicholas tradition goes back to Bishop Nicholas of Myra in Lycia (Turkey). Little solid historical information is known about Nicholas except that he was Bishop of Myra and died around A.

What Santa is based on St Nicholas?! You don't say. Catholic children receive gifts from the magi, not wise men. There is a difference.

The origin and evolution of Santa Claus [Infographic]

What Santa is based on St Nicholas?! You don't say. Catholic children receive gifts from the magi, not wise men. There is a difference.

Looking for Saint Nicholas printables for your Catholic homeschool? Don't miss these free printables for toddlers, preschooler and early elementary kids.

Saint Nicholas Printables for Children

Looking for Saint Nicholas printables for your Catholic homeschool? Don& miss these free printables for toddlers, preschooler and early elementary kids.

Saint Nicholas (Patron Saint of Children, Brides, Grooms, and Travelers)- Feast Day: December 6th

Saint Nicholas (Patron Saint of Children, Brides, Grooms, and Travelers)- Feast…

How Bishop Nicholas has become synonymous with Santa Claus

From Saint Nicholas to Santa Claus, a timeline. (Neglected to note the physical tussle St Nicholas had @ the Nicean conference)

Christians around the world have celebrated St. Nicholas Day (December 6) for over a thousand years.  I share some ideas, resources, and our family's personal practices for celebrating this beautiful day.

Ways to Celebrate St. Nicholas Day

Christians around the world have celebrated St. Nicholas Day (December for over a thousand years. The author shares some ideas, resources, and our family's personal practices for celebrating this beautiful day.

Celebrating St. Nicholas, the real Santa Claus

Celebrating St. Nicholas, the real Santa Claus - The Art of Simple -

The real St. Nicholas, and simple ideas for celebrating his life (plus book recs), via The Art of Simple

Looking for ways to remember one of our most beloved saints? Here are 10 fun and simple ways to celebrate Saint Nicholas Day.

Looking for ways to remember one of our most beloved saints? Here are 10 fun and simple ways to celebrate Saint Nicholas Day.

classic st Nicholas loot -- oranges, candy canes, chocolate santas, gold coins.

nest full of eggs: St Nicholas Day 2012 - I had so many little wooden Dutch shoes from yard sales, I made a couple Dutch Santas wearing them and filling them with goodies!

Books that Teach About Saint Nicholas

St. Nicholas Day Shoe Coloring Page & Resources

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