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Santa Claus: A Figure of Generosity

A Quiet Reflection from Pope Francis First of all, I would like, with you, to thank the Lord for all his gifts. For it is true that in these days one thinks of Christmas presents, but in reality the one who gives the true gift is he, our Father, who gives us Jesus. Our presents, this beautiful tradition of exchanging presents, should express precisely this: a reflection of the unique gift that is his Son made man and born of the Virgin Mary.
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Saint Nicholas and Santa Claus

  Who was Saint Nicholas? How did he become our modern-day Santa Claus? Father Pat McCloskey, OFM, talks about the connection between the two.
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