Day Six: Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker

What crowns of praise shall we weave the bishop?
He reaches out in spirit to all.
--Troparion for St. Nicholas

Tradition has blurred the line between Nicholas of Myra, a fourth-century bishop, and jolly ol' St. Nick. Little is known about Nicholas, but it's safe to say that he wasn't a roly-poly man in a red hat. Learn more about the man honored by the Orthodox Church and other churches for his holiness.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Real St. Nicholas
Our childhood and culture wouldn’t be the same without the legend or influence of St. Nicholas.

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