St Nicholas is Coming Soon!!! Are You Ready?


 Holy Prophet Daniel (600 B.C.) and the Three Holy Youths: Ananias, Azarias, and Misael.  A Joyous Nativity Fast to All!

St Nicholas is fast approaching–are you ready?

Looking for ideas, crafts, songs, or wish to learn more about St Nicholas and how he is celebrated around the world?  Check out the St. Nicholas Center a portal of info for everyones favorite Saint.

St. Nicholas - Discovering the Truth About Santa Claus

A video on the life of St Nicholas.

The famous Hymn to St Nicholas!  You have to sing it the night before if you want a treat in your shoes in the morning!

Slavonic:
O kto, kto Nikolaja l’ubit, O kto, kto Nikolaju služit, :Tomu svjatyj Nikolaj Na vsjakij čas pomahaj, Nikolaj, Nikolaj:

English:
O who loves Nicholas, the saintly, O who serves Nicholas,the saintly, Him will Nicholas receive, And give help in time of need, Nicholas, Nicholas.

Slavonic:
O kto, kto živet v jeho dvory Pomoščnik na zeml’i i mor’i. :Izmet jeho ot napasti Ne dast’ jemu v hr’ichi v pasti Nikolaj, Nikolaj.:

English:
O who dwells in God’s holy mansions, Is our help on the land and oceans. He will guard us from all ills, Keep us pure and free from sins, Nicholas, Nicholas.

Colindul Sfantului Nicolae–just because it is Beautiful!!!  If anyone has the words and wishes to share them I will be happy to post them.

So doesn’t that give you a feeling of Xmas coming?

Churches dedicated to St. Nicholas in the NW are Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Seattle,  Sfântul Nicolae in BC, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Portland,  St Nicholas and Dimitrios in Vancouver, BC,  St Nicholas in Vancouver, BC,  St Nicholas in Tacoma, and St Nicholas Western Rite Parish in Spokane.

About editorOrthodoxNorthwest

Orthodox Christian with 2 children, a wife, a life of bills and occasional fishing, not enough hiking etc... Editor of OrthodoxNorthwest which I hope benefits readers in the NW. I do post Romanian, Greek and Slavic info but I cannot read any of them - hey, I am an American. Would appreciate hearing from readers of the blog. Χριστός Ανέστη! (Anthony) editorOrthodoxNorthwest@gmail.com
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