Saving Santa Claus

Santa’s coming to town for Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Parade. From the parade he’ll go into the store  for Black Friday and be there for the rest of the days till Christmas.

But Santa Claus is more than a salesman, isn’t he? He’s a saint– Saint Nicholas. He reminds us Christmas is for giving rather than getting. His story of quiet giving mirrors God’s love shown in Jesus Christ.

Telling his story is one of the ways we can save Santa Claus from being captured by Macys and Walmart and all the rest. First, take a look at our version for little children. Then, you might want to go on to our  modest contribution for bigger children– like us:

11 thoughts on “Saving Santa Claus

  1. Gail Smyder

    Wow, you have been doing wonderful work. I will pass all this on to my teachers and our families. I can’t wait to see them all. What an awesome ministry and team to make it a special evangelization tool.


  2. Rose Walch

    Good job….I really liked this and you have the perfect voice for telling this story. What you are doing is great and I can’t wait to share it with my grandchildren and friends who have young children.


  3. Anne Baker

    I love this! What a great introduction to this great saint. It’s a terrific way to start the Advent season too.

    Anne Baker


  4. Charlie Kelley, St. Mary's Church, Colts Neck

    Fr. Victor. Beautiful story. Beautiful music. And you delivered it very well. Thanks.


  5. vhoagland Post author

    Happy to have Victoria, Isabel Hernandez as readers. I hope St. Nicholas will see they have good things.


  6. John Gangemi

    I never get tired of hearing the true story of Santa Claus. Thank you Father. I will be sharing it with others.


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