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St-Niklaas Church Small Vorst interior, Antwerp, Belgium
Belgium

Here we are inside the St. Nicholas Church in Laakdal,


recent research, I learned this little so the people who can help me and me a brief info on it can deliver let me know on my e-mail address s_o@telenet.be

patron Saint Nicholas;

From St. Nicholas, we know little. He was born in Patara in Lycie, a former province of Asia Minor and lost at an early age ouders.Hij was around the year 300 Bishop of Myra in Asia Minor and as such took part in the Council of Nicea (325). In this period started again Christian Emperor Calerius Valerius Maximus. The St. Nicholas was also in prison and was severely tortured. Yet he knew in appalling conditions and with much pain to participate in the Council of Nicea (325)

At sea stilde, by prayer, a heavy storm, so he is patron saint of sailors honored. In the East, the holy Nicholas extremely honored and large thaumaturge and promulgator of God's Word. In 1087 his relics were stolen by Italian merchants and transferred from Myra to Bari in Italy. From that time, his worship in the west further. Dutch sale boaters, the popularity of St. Nicholas moved to the city, which 'Sinterklaas' the pattern.

Many legends are told about him, the distribution of the dowry for three daughters who, through lack of money, sold would be to be able to afford the dowry, the rescue of three small children, during a famine, who were killed in a barrel ingepekeld layers and the rescue of people who were sentenced to death by their innocence to prove.

Pattern of: Russia, acolyte, children, young women, pilgrims, travelers, lawyers, judges, notaries, merchants, pharmacists, values, wine merchants, perfume manufacturers, perfume traders, sailors, seamen, fishermen, boatmen quickly, millers, bakers, grain traders, seed traders, butchers, brewers, gin distiller, farmers, weavers, cloth merchants, traders side, quarry workers, cooperage, stone masons, candle makers, fire, prisoners, button makers.
Pattern against flood, sea vessels, thieves.
Pattern for: happy marriage, recovery of stolen goods.


the church is located in Klein-Vorst (Meerlaar) and is located at the intersection Meerlaarstraat - Geelsebaan

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Taken: 06/08/2009
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