St. Nicholas arrives in Roberts Cove

GERMAN TRADITION OF SAINT NICHOLAS visiting the children of Roberts Cove was repeated Sunday, Dec. 6. St. Nicholas is annually accompanied by Santa Claus and Little Black Peter. Portraying the trio this year were Ethan Melancon as St. Nicholas, Chris Tassin as Santa Claus, and Tim Johnson as Little Black Peter. The three costumed figures were joined on their round of home visits by members of the St. Leo IV Catholic Church choir, who wore sweaters with the greeting Frohlickes Weihnachten, which is German for “Merry Christmas.” The group visited Ray and Pat Schneider, Marcella Ohlenforst, Kay and Charlie Habetz, Leo and Ruby Spaetgens, Lawrence and Marie Habetz, Louis and Kay Cramer, Wilton and Marcella Gary, Glenn and Loretta Boudreaux, Gossen Farm, Joyce Habetz, Clarie Heinen Walker, and Tim Gossen.

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