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Paczki Day: A Polish Tradition Becomes An American Tradition

Janis Brinn, Michigan State University Extension – February 09, 2023 Updated from an original article written by Renee Applegate. What do you know about the Polish-American tradition celebrated on Tuesday before Ash Wednesday? You may have heard it called Fat Tuesday. A most popular Polish-American tradition is celebrated on Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. You may have heard it called Fat Thursday or Tłusty …

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Traditions of a Polish Easter

by Staś Kmieć   Easter is one of the prominent religious observances in Poland and throughout Polonia abroad. While religious ceremonies follow the rituals of the Christian church, Easter celebrations have embedded the rich heritage of native Polish culture.   Growing up Polish in America during the prime of the Polish church – the center of the community and its culture, was …

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