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The conciliar fathers deprived him of his episcopal insignia and committed him to prison; but our Lord and His Mother appeared there and restored to him both his liberty and his office. Nicholas was tireless and often took strong measures: among other temples he destroyed was that of Artemis, the principal in the district, and the evil spirits fled howling before him.
He was the guardian of his people as well in temporal affairs.
"He was exceedingly well brought up by his parents and trod piously in their footsteps.
The child, watched over by the church, enlightened his mind and encouraged his thirst for sincere and true religion." Both of his parents tragically died during an epidemic when he was a young man, leaving him well off, but to be raised by his uncle - the Bishop of Patara. A citizen of Patara had lost all his money, and needed to support his three daughters who could not find husbands because of their poverty; so the wretched man was going to give them over to prostitution.
For a long time, this has been the most famous miracle of St. Methodius was the only thing generally known about him. Nicholas died and was buried in his episcopal city of Myra, and by the time of Justinian, there was a basilica built in his honor at Constantinople.
The governor Eustathius had taken a bribe to condemn to death three innocent men.
At the time fixed for their execution Nicholas came to the place, stayed the hands of the executioner, and released the prisoners.
An anonymous Greek wrote in the tenth century that, "the West as well as the East acclaims and glorifies him.
Wherever there are people, in the country and the town, in the villages, in the isles, in the furthest parts of the earth, his name is revered and churches are built in his honor.