The purpose of
St. Nicholas Day
is to celebrate the life of Saint Nicholas, the inspiration for Santa Claus.
Significance, Feast day of Saint Nicholas ... Saint Nicholas' Day, observed on
December 6 (in Western Christian countries) and 19 December (in Eastern ...
The anniversary of his death became a day of celebration, St. Nicholas Day,
December 6th (December 19 on the Julian Calendar). .... The Origin of Santa
December 6 Holiday - St. Nicholas Day, Santa Claus. ... Saint Nicholas became a
priest, and later, a Bishop of the early Catholic ... Origin of St. Nicholas Day:.
The Story of St. Nicholas and how he became the traditional Santa Claus and ...
sum of money paid to the bridegroom by the brides parents on the wedding day.
It's not celebrated much in the U.S. -- although there has been some awareness
of the holiday in Wisconsin -- but in Northern Europe St. Nicholas Day is a big ...
St Nicholas' Day is an observance of European origin that is celebrated in some
... Children in families who celebrate St Nicholas' Day receive treats - including ...
St. Nicholas Day is a popular occasion for children in many parts of Europe
because children usually receive gifts on this day. Some European cities such as
Dec 5, 2009 ... Did you grow up celebrating St. Nicholas' Day? If so, you know to hang your
stocking by the chimney on the eve of Dec. 5th!
The feast of St. Nicholas, bishop, falls on December 6, at the beginning of Advent.
This day brings much celebrating, especially in Eastern Europe and ... All this is
done in fun; Krampus' main purpose is remind the children to be good.