Feast of St. Nicholas Celebrated at St. Francis in Lincoln
The children of our apostolate in Lincoln, Nebraska, joined with Fr. Jared McCambridge, FSSP, rector of St. Francis of Assisi, to celebrate the feast of Saint Nicholas during the Advent season. Father donned the red hat of good St. Nick, and great fun was had by all in celebrating the real Saint Nicholas of Bari, Bishop of Myra.
St. Nicholas was born at Parara, a city of Lycia in Asia Minor; in his youth he made a pilgrimage to Egypt and Palestine; shortly after his return he became Bishop of Myra; cast into prison during the persecution of Diocletian, he was released after the accession of Constantine, and was present at the Council of Nicaea. In 1087 Italian merchants stole his body at Myra, bringing it to Bari in Italy.
December 24, 2013