To Prikarpatye from the Italian city of Bari brought Saint Nikolay's relics, about it reported in Kolomyysko - the Chernovitsky diocese Ukrainian to Greco - Catholic church.
As reports Newsru.ua, the icon with Nikolay Chudotvorts's relics is exposed in Sacredly - Transfiguration Cathedral of the city of Kolomyi.
Saint Nikolay's relics will be in Transfiguration Cathedral till January 20. Saint Nikolay is known in orthodox church as Nikolay Chudotvorets - one of the most esteemed Christian sacred, known in the people as the secret donator. In church tradition it is considered that Nikolay preserves soldiers, drivers and traveling, helps poor with difficulty, is the patron of children and students, seamen, dealers and archers. Day of Saint Nikolay is celebrated on December 19. Children expect gifts from Saint Nikolay in the night of December 19.
We will remind also that the earth of the Italian city of Bariya where there are relics of the legendary patron of our city, is laid near a pedestal in honor of St. Nikolay in Kashtanovy Square.