The saint in charge of bringing gifts on Christmas Eve is not exactly the character wearing red that we see in the ads
On December 6, according to the Gregorian calendar, we celebrate the Feast of St. Nicholas. The Julian calendar, on the other hand, celebrates it on the 19th. But neither one of these feasts calls for writing a letter asking for presents for Christmas Eve; most likely no one attending them would call the saint by his nickname “Santa”; and no, you won’t find the preacher saying St. Nicholas lives at the North Pole accompanied by magic deer and hard-working elves. That being the case, we wanted to share five things we found interesting to know about the one and only St. Nicholas.
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