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Item #: 51702 -
Sealed bag of 100. Size 2 7/8" X 5 3/4".Polish Oplatki Christmas Wafers, White, Pkg/100. Christmas wafer, a polish tradition celebrated on Christmas Eve. Oplatek is the unleavened wafer that is rectangular in shape with different Christmas images embossed. The Nativity, the Epiphany, the Virgin Mary with child, and the Star of Bethlehem. Tradition says, "Before partaking of the Christmas Eve meal, the family gathers around the table. The eldest member holds a large wafer and breaks off a piece...
Item #: 99349 -
Christmas Wafer Envelopes 100 Per Pack /Nativityfor use with the #51702 Christmas Wafers
Item #: 51704 -
Christmas Wafer Envelope with meaningful description on backside. Sold in package of 100. Envelope measures 5 1/2" x 7 1/2".for use with the #51702 Christmas WafersThe word Bethlehem means "house of bread". The breaking of the bread is a sign of charity, unity, and friendship. Religious family traditions and customs bring the truths of faith into the home. One of these beautiful, Christmas customs is the Christmas Wafer. A wafer bearing a simple design to commemorate the birth of Christ, is...
Item #: 99347 -
Polish Tradition: Before partaking of the Christmas Eve meal, the family gathers around the table. The eldest member holds a large wafer and breaks off a piece to begin the ritual. The remaining wafer is passed on to another member while a prayer for loved ones is said. This continues until everyone at the table has a piece of the wafer. Finally, the family members consume their share quietly.The breaking of the Christmas wafer is a custom that began in Poland in the 10th century and is...