Colorful Polish Palms

Palm-making is one of the most interesting Polish Easter traditions. Palm displays are made out of colorful flowers, dried grasses, evergreens or pussy willow branches, decorated with tissue paper and bows. They can be different sizes, but the highest are over 30 yards tall. In many regions of Poland, competitions for the most beautiful, decorative […]

Two Communities Share Local Cloister

    by Marie Elena Giossi Cloistered away in a monastery in Borough Park, the Sisters Adorers of the Precious Blood and Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará Sisters (S.S.V.M.) minister unseen at the service of God and their brothers and sisters. More than a dozen Precious Blood Sisters and Sister Servants, […]