St. Nicholas was rich in faith toward God and in charity toward men, thus a great example for Christian life. His faith is seen in his boldness at Nicea, and his kindness is seen in his charitable deeds toward children, sailors, the sick, and the hungry, reports of which have become--literally--legendary around the world. The sermon.
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