Saint Nicholas of Myra: A Celebration for Children

November 7, 2019 by  
Filed under The Cornerstone


Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, is returning to the Shrine!

Saint Nick, as he is affectionately known, enjoys meeting children (and their parents)!

He will tell them:

  • the story of his life
  • how he became a saint
  • how “Saint Nicholas” became “Santa Claus”

Best of all, he loves to tell the story of the first Christmas!

Saint Nicholas will hand out some little remembrances for the children and will be available for photos.

Afterwards, the children can view a DVD about Saint Nicholas and enjoy some coloring activities.

SCHEDULE – Saturday, December 7th.

12:00   Refreshments & Cookies in the Pilgrim Center
12:30   Arrival & Greeting
1:00     Saint Nicholas tells his history & the Nativity story
1:45     Saint Nicholas video in the Orientation Room
2:15     Coloring activities
3:00     Conclusion

Refreshments (cookies & hot chocolate) available throughout the afternoon.



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