Saturday 11th: Święconka - Blessing of Easter Baskets

Posted 10th April 2020 in Ceremonies

SwieconkaOn Holy Saturday, 11th April, we will celebrate the Polish tradition of  Święconka, the Blessing of Easter Baskets. As with all of our Holy Week and Easter ceremonies, this will take place via webcam: we invite families to gather in their homes with their Easter Baskets at 11.00 am to receive the blessing.

The link below includes the blessing prayers in Polish and English, and an explanation of the contents and symbolism of the baskets.

  Swieconka - Blessing of Easter Baskets

Please spread the word to anyone who may be interested in participating.