Święconka meaning "the blessing of the Easter baskets," is one of the most
enduring and ... The tradition of food blessing at Easter, which has early-
medieval roots in Christian ...
In Slavic countries the blessing of Easter foods was an important tradition. This
blessing is still found in the updated Roman Ritual, and is a wonderful practice.
In many Eastern European countries, it is a tradition to have a basket of food
blessed on Holy Saturday or Easter Sunday.
Babka (Easter Bread) - A round or long loaf topped with a cross or a fish,
symbolic of ... the home or the trip to church where it is joined with the baskets of
others to await the blessing. The food is then set aside and enjoyed on Easter
Baskets containing a sampling of Easter foods are brought to church to ... While
in some older or rural communities, the priest visits the home to bless the foods ...
Baskets containing a sampling of Easter foods are brought to church to be
blessed on Holy Saturday. The basket is traditionally lined with a white linen or
Blessing of the Easter Basket Foods. The blessing of the Easter foods is a
tradition dear to the hearts of every Polish family. Being deeply religious, they are
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Preparation of Easter food and items placed in the Blessed Basket is done at
home with all family involved, traditionally mother takes care of the baked goods,
Polish Easter customs: Święconka. ... Baskets containing a sampling of Easter
foods are brought to church to be blessed on Holy Saturday. The basket is ...