6th December. Feast day of Agios Nikolaos.
The Patron Saint of
- repentant thieves
The name day of Nikos, Nikolas, Nikoleta, Niki.
Happy name day to our very own Nik and Niki back home in New Zealand and to Yiannis-Nikos here on Poros.
In Greece St Nikolaos is Patron Saint of the Navy. He has nothing to do with shoes and coins or Christmas. St Basil is our bringer of gifts and he arrives on New Years Day.