Jolly Old St. Nick even raised the dead!

Sure, I’ll reblog this… thank Mel!

In My Father's House

8127999633_25b510d788_oMany of us know that the Christmas tradition of St. Nicholas, aka Santa Claus, can trace its roots from an actual person living in the late third and early fourth centuries. But did you also know that this “Santa Claus” raised three children from the dead? Ho ho ho!

We know that Nicholas (270-343 AD) was born at Patara of Lycia in Asia Minor. At the time the area was Greek and is now on the southern coast of Turkey. He became the Bishop of Myra in 270 AD, then the capital of Lycia. 

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