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St Nicholas Day 2017 is TODAY! Who was the saint and what did he ... - The Sun

  • St Nicholas Day 2017 is TODAY! Who was the saint and what did he ...
    The Sun
    Here's what you need to know about St Nicholas and when the saint's day is celebrated.

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Philipse Manor Hall's St. Nicholas Day is Saturday - The Journal News | LoHud.com

  • Philipse Manor Hall's St. Nicholas Day is Saturday
    The Journal News | LoHud.com
    The Philipse Manor Hall in Yonkers will celebrate St. Nicholas Day Saturday. The free event begins at noon when St. Nicholas arrives at the state park to greet children. At 1:30 there will be songs and stories, with arts and crafts activities from noon ...

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The new St. Nicholas Day tradition of giving that I'm starting with my teen - ChicagoNow (blog)

  • The new St. Nicholas Day tradition of giving that I'm starting with my teen
    ChicagoNow (blog)
    December 6 is St. Nicholas Day. (On the Julian calendar, it is December 19th.) The Dutch tradition of filling children's shoes with treats that they discover in the morning of St. Nicholas Day is observed by families around the world. St. Nicholas was ...

Where's Santa Buried? Resting Places of the Real St. Nick - National Geographic

  • Where's Santa Buried? Resting Places of the Real St. Nick
    National Geographic
    The mortal remains of the 4th-century Greek bishop are likely scattered around the world as holy relics.

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St. Nicholas Day - Herald-Whig

  • St. Nicholas Day
    Herald-Whig
    If you're not a fan of Santa, that's OK, because this holiday actually celebrates St. Nicholas, who was a real person. Fun fact: He was a bishop in Greece who was known for leaving coins in people's shoes. So ... we put our boots out on the evening of ...

When is St Nicholas Day 2017, who was the saint and what's the connection to Father Christmas? - The Sun

  • When is St Nicholas Day 2017, who was the saint and what's the connection to Father Christmas?
    The Sun
    Saint Nicholas was a fourth century Greek bishop of Mira, which is now part of Turkey. He was born to wealthy parents, but became an orphan at a young age when his parents died in an epidemic. The devout Christian dedicated his life to helping the poor ...

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Santa is Dead—And the Bones of Old St Nicholas Are Buried in a Bunch of Different Churches - Newsweek

  • Santa is Dead—And the Bones of Old St Nicholas Are Buried in a Bunch of Different Churches
    Newsweek
    No disrespect to the classic Tim Burton movie, but if you want to treat your kids to a real nightmare before Christmas, you might simply tell them the story of the many different places Santa was buried after he died. The extent to which Santa is real ...

Milwaukee tradition St. Nick's Day tides kids over until Christmas - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  • Milwaukee tradition St. Nick's Day tides kids over until Christmas
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    Kids throughout Milwaukee look forward to St. Nick's Day.

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Nikulden, the day of St. Nicholas Day Marked in Bulgaria on ... - Novinite.com

  • Nikulden, the day of St. Nicholas Day Marked in Bulgaria on ...
    Novinite.com
    The Day of St Nicholas (Nikola), also known as Wonderworker, the patron of fisherman, sailors, merchants and bankers, is being marked nationwide by Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria on Wednesday, December 06. Known as Nikulden, it is also a special day ...

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What are the St Nicholas Day traditions from around the world? - Metro

  • What are the St Nicholas Day traditions from around the world?
    Metro
    Apples and coins are traditionally given to children on this day too and families will celebrate with a large meal on the day itself or on the eve. In some families, the father will dress up as Saint Nicholas on the eve before the special day. In the ...
    St Nicholas: Top 10 facts about Father ChristmasExpress.co.uk
    Bone 'from 4th-Century St Nicholas' who inspired Father Christmas is found in a US churchThe Sun
    Celebrating St. NicholasHerald Zeitung
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