St. Nicholas, the Wonderworker
Feast Day - December 6th
The icon shows the popular saint dressed as the Bishop (of Myra) that he was. His large forehead is symbolic of great wisdom and he carries the Gospel that his office requires him to teach and uphold. He raises his right-hand in blessing. Best known for his acts of charity and love, he is first a shepherd and teacher of the Word of God.
Troparion in tone 4
In truth you were revealed to your flock as a rule of faith,
Kontakion in tone 3
You revealed yourself, O saint, in Myra as a priest,
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