Saint Nicholas is quite prominent in the countries and cities of which he is a patron saint.
These include Apulia in Italy, Sicily, Greece, Lorraine in France, and many cities in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Russia, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
In these countries Saint Nicholas Day rather than Christmas day is the
St. Andrew's Day is the feast of Saint Andrew and is celebrated on the 30th November each year.
Saint Andrew has been the patron saint of Scotland since about the middle of the
This is a Heathen fectival.
To mark the Fall Harvest, Heathens celebrate a festival for the god Freyr and the goddess Freya.
The original Heathens were the
This is the international day of remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust and of other genocides.
The date is the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. In 1933, when the Nazis came to power in Germany, there were over 9 million Jews in Europe.
The Nazi government in Germany launched a campaign to exclude and persecute Jews and