The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild Jan Gatti, of Erie, presses oplatek, also ...

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Special to The Vindicator | published: November 14, 2009

The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild Jan Gatti, of Erie, presses oplatek, also known as Christmas wafers, on a 100 year old wafer press during The Artistry of Wigilia, meaning Christmas Eve, at St. Joseph the Provider Church in Campbell on Saturday afternoon. White wafers are reserved for people whereas pink are intended for pets, who according to tradition receive the ability to speak at midnight on Christmas Eve due to their presence at Jesus' birth, the event raised money for the Krakowiaki Polish Folk Circle



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