Facts About Saint Nicholas

If you hear ‘Saint Nicholas’ you immediately think of Christmas, a red bag full of presents and your mind wanders into the sweet memories of childhood. Yet there are many people who never heard of bishop Nicholas of Myra who lived during 4th century AD in a faraway place known as Asia Minor (modern Turkey). … Read more

The History of Christmas Cards

Even if it seems that tradition existed for centuries, it is interesting to pause and ask yourself a question: “When did it all start?” So, when was the first Christmas card created and who came up with the idea? The predecessors of modern day Christmas cards were small engravings with religious scenes printed by monasteries … Read more

Adoration of the Magi

The Three Wise Men appear regularly in on Christian Christmas cards, traditionally named the Adoration of Magi. From biblical references we know that Three Kings of Orient worshiped the Nativity of Jesus and brought him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. A mystery surrounds these ancient pilgrims and there is still controversy surrounding the newly … Read more