"My Favorite Saint"- Saint Nicholas By: Nik scalzo

St. Nicholas
Born: March 15, 270 AD
Died: December 6, 343 AD
Patron of fishermen, sailors, pawnbrokers, Greece, Hellenic Navy, Bari, Siggiewi, Moscow, Amsterdam, and Duchy of Lorraine
St. Nicholas feast day is on December 6th
Interesting Facts
The Saint that Santa Clause was originally based
He resurrected 3 little children that were killed by a butcher
He was a sailor and a fisherman
His name is of Greek origin
After his death, manna poured from his bones
Candy canes were created from the cane of St. Nicholas
He was inprisoned for 7 years

Citation- http://www.catholic.org/advent/story.php?id=72365 , https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/calendar/day.cfm?date=2016-12-06 , http://www.thenotsoinnocentsabroad.com/blog/how-st-nicholas-became-santa-claus, http://www.stnicholascenter.org/pages/patron-saint/

I have neither given nor received unauthorized help on this work. Nik Scalzo.

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