Saturday, December 6, 2008
Feast of St. Nicholas
Some put out their shoes on this Feast in the hopes that St. Nicholas will fill them with good things. He is a popular saint who was a Bishop in Turkey at the beginning of the fourth century. The tales of his gift-giving formed the basis for the figure of Santa Claus. May we be as kind and thoughtful as St. Nick and have his spirit of giving as we prepare for Christmas by finding Christ in all and giving of ourselves to help those in need.