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Polish Oplatki Christmas Wafers-3 White/1Pink with Nativity Envelope
Price: $1.50
Availability: In Stock
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...