The Patron Saint of Lecco. We celebrate him on 6th December.
The history of St. Nicholas
Let’s discover the history of St. Nicholas, also known as “Nikolaos of Myra”. He was born in 260 a.C. in Patara, Asia Minor, the actual Turkey. His parents died when he was young. Saint Nicholas had a giving and charitable heart and many circumstances proved it.
St. Nicholas is the patron saint of children, sailors, fisherman, merchants, the falsely accused, Russia and Greece.
Here in Lecco St. Nicholas is the Patron Saint of our city and we celebrate him on 6th December. On that day children receive the Apple of St. Nicholas.
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