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Oplatki (Christmas Wafers)
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Oplatki (Christmas Wafers)
Oplatki (Christmas Wafers)

Oplatki (Christmas Wafers)

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.

The breaking of the Christmas wafer is a custom that began in Poland in the 10th century and is practiced by people of Polish ancestry around the world. It is considered the most ancient and beloved of Polish traditions

One packet includes three wafers. Choose between Nativity Scene or Christmas Feast Scene.



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