Saint Nicholas Celebration Resources
Honor St. Nicholas by baking some cookies, putting on a skit and inviting your family and friends to share in this special day.
Saint Nicholas Center: www.stnicholascenter.org
Discovering the Truth About Santa Claus, an organization devoted to the education of the faithful and the wider public about the true St. Nicholas. You will find extensive book recommendations for children, recipes, cookies cutters, plays, skits, crafts, and much more.
Advent with St. Nicholas: Customs from Around the World by Alison Berger
Video, 20 minutes, ages: 7 – 11, www.videoswithvalues.org
How St. Nicholas Became Santa Claus by Deacon Bernie Marquis and Theresa Myers
Project Book. Pauline Books & Media, Boston, MA, 1993.
The Legend of Saint Nicholas by Margaret K. Demi
McElderry Books, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division, New York, N.Y. 2003
Nicholas: The Boy Who Became Santa
Video, DVD 30 minutes, Ignatius Press.
Nicholas, Stephen, Anne and Joachim, Vol. II
Video with discussion and activity guide, script adapted by Marie Paul Curley, FSP.
"Saint Nicholas: Patron of Children is Making a Comeback” by Colleen Rooney
Arlington Catholic Herald, December 5, 1996, Arlington, VA.
The True Story of Santa Claus by Paul Prokop
Pauline Books & Media, Boston, MA
The Miracle of St. Nicholas by Gloria Whelan
Ignatius Press, San Francisco, CA, 2001.
The Saints Gallery of Heaven’s Heroes – Vol. III: Saints for All Seasons:
(Mary, St. Valentine, St. Patrick, St. Nicholas and others)
The True Saint Nicholas: Why He Matters to Christmas by William J. Bennet
Howard Books a division of Simon and Schuster, New York, N.Y.
St. Nicholas Paper dolls and Unit Study
Decorate your own St. Nicholas chocolate Coins