Do You Believe in Santa?: The Real Story of St. Nicholas

December 6, 2013 in Advent, Christmas, Gifts, Mary and the Saints, My Faith, Sains, St Nicholas, Theology

Nicholas was known for his generosity. As tradition goes, he was so selfless that (although he, too, was poor) he helped his likewise poor neighbor support and pay for his daughters’ weddings. Nicholas snuck up to his neighbor’s house at night and dropped a handful of gold coins through the open window so that the eldest daughter could afford to get married. He would later repeat the generous act two more times. From there, the Santa legend grew into what we now know today – stockings, chimneys, a belly like jelly and all that good stuff.

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