Joyous Feast of St Nicholas to All! Dec 6/19th 2013


A Joyous Feast to all!  St Nicholas guard us with your prayers!

Thy works of justice did reveal thee to thy community as a canon of faith, the likeness of humility and the teacher of abstinence, O father and great Bishop Nicholas. Wherefore by humility thou didst achieve exaltation, and by thy meekness wealth; intercede therefore with Christ that He will save our souls. Troparion in the 4th Tone to St. Nicholas

Above Image of St. Nicholas “Lipensky” (from Lipnya Church of St. Nicholas in Novgorod)

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St Nicholas Icon decorated for His Feast at the Cathedral of St Nicholas in Seattle 2013 as shared on their FB page. Click to go to their page.

Northwest Parishes dedicated to St Nicholas:  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.

Since today is a such a Joyous Day,  I am including these lovely Akathists in honor of St Nicholas.  Enjoy!  St Nicholas pray for us.

A Romanian Acastistul:

And finally a documentary on St Nicholas:

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.

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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