6 thoughts on “Saint Nicholas

  1. My youngest granddaughter and her kindergarten class celebrated St. Nicholas Day in the St. Martini Church in Cape Town – beautiful singing (which I enjoyed vicariously from afar).

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    1. I just got a note and photo from my daughter telling how my granddaughter’s school had a visit from St. Nicholas today, who put oranges in their shoes which had been left outside the classroom. They were all thrilled — I think this is a new tradition for most of them. So I don’t think they had singing.

      I was at a St. Nicholas feast day at a parish named after the saint, so it was very festive. The bishop gave gifts to all the children.

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  2. Love the greenery around the icon. We do the candy in the shoes. This year was rather simplistic. I’m thinking I should have done more to celebrate the day. Well- tis the season, right? I can stil dig in the downstairs book shelves and find a book to read…

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