Blessing of Easter Foods

In Poland there is quite unique custom. Although it is not well-known in many countries, it has a very long tradition. Blessing of food is rooted in the 7th century. In 12th century it contained bread and eggs blessing. The oldest information confirming this tradition in Poland can be found in 13th and 14th century. … Czytaj dalej Blessing of Easter Foods

Triduum christian celebrations

The direct preparation for Easter celebration of Jesus Resurrection is called Triduum. It connects three days: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. How does it look like in Scotland and Poland? Maundy Thursday Religion On Maundy Thursday Catholics celebrate Solemn Mass of Lord's Supper. It has to memorise the Last Supper, which Jesus celebrated … Czytaj dalej Triduum christian celebrations

Just before Easter

I promised some of my new friends to write about Easter in Poland. Easter in Poland is celebrated with all family. There is a communal breakfast, but that's not all! Usually there is a holiday from Friday to Monday (inclusive). But students at schools and sometimes at the universities may have free Thursday too. As … Czytaj dalej Just before Easter

Msza św. – różnice

Do Szkocji przyjechałam 5. stycznia. Dzień później chciałam znaleźć mszę św., w końcu Trzech Króli (tak, wiem, Objawienie Pańskie). Niestety, mszy tego dnia nie znalazłam. Okazało się, że w Szkocji i ogólnie Wielkiej Brytanii nie jest to święto nakazane i Epiphany wspominanie było w kolejną niedzielę.