Daily Archives: December 24, 2019

This Virginia Church is Home to a Rare St. Nicholas Relic

Santa Claus is a familiar holiday figure, but this church in Virginia is celebrating the man behind the myth with an ancient relic. According to Deacon Elmer Pekarik, a small bone fragment from the original St. Nicholas can be found at the Epiphany of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church in Annandale, Virginia. There are only 11 other relics of St….