But there are other, smaller traditions, that we adopted from the Poles. As Fall kicks in and I search for more Catholic practices to add to our family life, Poland provides again.
Oplatki are small wafers that the family share on Christmas Eve (or Christmas). Obviously symbolic of the Eucharist, it provides another special commemoration of the Nativity. Click on the link to learn more about the practice.
I am especially excited that they come in pink... for obvious reasons.