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  • hmsbob@aol.com
    FATHER PAUL: CAN YOU GIVE A URL FOR THE SIGHT. SURE WOULD BE HELPFUL In a message dated 12/17/2011 1:56:06 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
    Message 1 of 26 , Dec 17, 2011
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      FATHER PAUL: CAN YOU GIVE A URL FOR THE SIGHT. SURE WOULD BE HELPFUL


      In a message dated 12/17/2011 1:56:06 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
      pmpayerchin@... writes:




      The Slovak Institute in Cleveland, OH sells them. I received mine in the
      mail yesterday. Check them out on the web.

      Advent blessings from my iPad
      Rev. Paul Payerchin

      On Dec 17, 2011, at 4:19 PM, _hmsbob@..._ (mailto:hmsbob@...)
      wrote:

      > MY SUGGESTION IS: IF THERE IS A SLOVAK CATHOLIC CHURCH SOMEWHERE IN THE
      > STATES. WHEREEVER THEY GET THEIR COMMUNION WAFERS FROM WOULD BE A PLACE
      TO
      > CONTACT. WE ALL KNOW THAT CATHOLIC CHURCHES ALL USE COMMUNION WAFERS AND
      > ALSO THE PRIEST HAS A MUCH LARGER WAFER AT EACH MASS. TRIED LOOKING AT
      > CATHOLIC COMPANY SIGHT AND DIDNT FIND ANY COMMUNION WAFERS. HAPPY
      HUNTING.
      >
      > BOB
      >
      >
      > In a message dated 12/17/2011 8:51:15 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
      > _slovak821@..._ (mailto:slovak821@...) writes:
      >
      > I found this supplier on the web .I had used Leemar In NJ. in the past,
      but
      >
      > I could not contact them this year.
      > Since I live in FL I am always searching for sources. It's the first
      time
      > I have used this company and they were wonderful. Hope this helps. Merry

      > Christmas
      > Jacqueline Strunak Kornmeyer
      >
      > The Catholic Company
      > 615 East Westinghouse Blvd.
      > Charlotte, NC 28273
      > www.catholiccompany.com
      > 1-866-522-8465
      >
      > In a message dated 12/17/2011 10:31:42 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
      > __allanstevo@..._ (mailto:_allanstevo@...) _
      (mailto:_allanstevo@..._ (mailto:allanstevo@...) ) writes:
      >
      > I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a
      > concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am overlooking
      > some
      > obvious mention of it somewhere.
      >
      > On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a
      > person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would
      > want
      > to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.
      >
      > Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google
      > search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in
      > hearing
      > oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend. If you
      can
      > mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the
      > oplatky
      > supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find
      > that supplier.
      >
      > Thank you.
      >
      > Allan
      > www.52inSk.com
      >
      > ------------------------------------
      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
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      >
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      >
      >

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    • KathleenKleber@aol.com
      The Slovak Store in Grove City, Pa. sells it - All Saints Church, Etna, Pa. sells it. In a message dated 12/17/2011 5:51:17 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
      Message 2 of 26 , Dec 17, 2011
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        The Slovak Store in Grove City, Pa. sells it - All Saints Church, Etna, Pa.
        sells it.


        In a message dated 12/17/2011 5:51:17 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
        hmsbob@... writes:




        FATHER PAUL: CAN YOU GIVE A URL FOR THE SIGHT. SURE WOULD BE HELPFUL


        In a message dated 12/17/2011 1:56:06 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
        _pmpayerchin@..._ (mailto:pmpayerchin@...) writes:

        The Slovak Institute in Cleveland, OH sells them. I received mine in the
        mail yesterday. Check them out on the web.

        Advent blessings from my iPad
        Rev. Paul Payerchin

        On Dec 17, 2011, at 4:19 PM, __hmsbob@..._ (mailto:_hmsbob@...) _
        (mailto:_hmsbob@..._ (mailto:hmsbob@...) )
        wrote:

        > MY SUGGESTION IS: IF THERE IS A SLOVAK CATHOLIC CHURCH SOMEWHERE IN THE
        > STATES. WHEREEVER THEY GET THEIR COMMUNION WAFERS FROM WOULD BE A PLACE
        TO
        > CONTACT. WE ALL KNOW THAT CATHOLIC CHURCHES ALL USE COMMUNION WAFERS AND
        > ALSO THE PRIEST HAS A MUCH LARGER WAFER AT EACH MASS. TRIED LOOKING AT
        > CATHOLIC COMPANY SIGHT AND DIDNT FIND ANY COMMUNION WAFERS. HAPPY
        HUNTING.
        >
        > BOB
        >
        >
        > In a message dated 12/17/2011 8:51:15 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
        > __slovak821@..._ (mailto:_slovak821@...) _
        (mailto:_slovak821@..._ (mailto:slovak821@...) ) writes:
        >
        > I found this supplier on the web .I had used Leemar In NJ. in the past,
        but
        >
        > I could not contact them this year.
        > Since I live in FL I am always searching for sources. It's the first
        time
        > I have used this company and they were wonderful. Hope this helps. Merry

        > Christmas
        > Jacqueline Strunak Kornmeyer
        >
        > The Catholic Company
        > 615 East Westinghouse Blvd.
        > Charlotte, NC 28273
        > www.catholiccompany.com
        > 1-866-522-8465
        >
        > In a message dated 12/17/2011 10:31:42 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
        > ___allanstevo@..._ (mailto:__allanstevo@...) _
        (mailto:__allanstevo@..._ (mailto:_allanstevo@...) ) _
        (mailto:__allanstevo@..._ (mailto:_allanstevo@...) _
        (mailto:_allanstevo@..._ (mailto:allanstevo@...) ) ) writes:
        >
        > I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a
        > concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am overlooking
        > some
        > obvious mention of it somewhere.
        >
        > On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a
        > person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would
        > want
        > to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.
        >
        > Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google
        > search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in
        > hearing
        > oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend. If you
        can
        > mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the
        > oplatky
        > supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find
        > that supplier.
        >
        > Thank you.
        >
        > Allan
        > www.52inSk.com
        >
        > ------------------------------------
        >
        > Yahoo! Groups Links
        >
        > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >
        > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >
        >

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      • helene cincebeaux
        There are 2 kinds of oplatky - the Slovak spa wafers that Lubos mentions and they are delicious, made with many fillings from nut to chocolate and are a
        Message 3 of 26 , Dec 17, 2011
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          There are 2 kinds of oplatky - the Slovak spa wafers that Lubos mentions and they are delicious, made with many fillings from nut to chocolate and are a wonderful gift to bring home from a visit there. In Piestany where they make them you can sample many of the varieties.
           
          The other oplatky are used on Christmas Eve - they are like holy communion wafers but are made the size of a page in a small book and have Christmas scenes impressed on them. Usually they are white but sometimes a pink one appears - we always wanted a part of that one.
           
          In my family my grandfather began Christmas Eve dinner with the Our Father but not in English which always fascinated me - then the oplatky were slathered with honey and passed first to the youngest and then up the line. It was such a special time with 3 and then 4 generations around the table.
           
          Today we are  scattered to the corners of the US and mail them - just not the same.
           
          Oplatky can be obtained from the nuns at  St Cyril's in Danville PA and also there is an address in Lewistown NY. The Slovak group in Cudahy Wisconsin gathers to make oplatky with antique wafer irons and sells them in a fund-raising effort.
           
          In the old country the oplatky irons are heavy cast iron and make a round wafter - 7 or 8 inches across. There are long handles so it can be made over a hot fire. And there are raised religious designs on the irons that are pressed in.
           
          if someone wants more info on the contact places to buy oplatky e mail me directly
          helene
          helenezx@...
           
           

          --- On Sat, 12/17/11, Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...> wrote:


          From: Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...>
          Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?
          To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
          Date: Saturday, December 17, 2011, 12:32 PM



           



          That URL came through funny. The link is http://www.bohemianspawafers.com/Home.html

          ________________________________
          From: Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...>
          To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
          Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:31 PM
          Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?

          Allan, this guy just started a business here in the US: http://www.bohemianspawafers.com/Home.html%c2%a0He is selling the "spa wafers", which are two oblatky joined together by some filling.

          ________________________________
          From: allanstevo <allanstevo@...>
          To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
          Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 10:31 AM
          Subject: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?

          I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a concrete answer to this question.  Please forgive me if I am overlooking some obvious mention of it somewhere.

          On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would want to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.

          Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained?  A google search turned up a few fine results.  I'd be more interested though in hearing oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend.  If you can mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the oplatky supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find that supplier.

          Thank you.

          Allan
          www.52inSk.com

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        • Marycay Doolittle
          Thanks Helene. My father started with the Our Father also in Slovak & some other prayers. We stood for the prayers and then started with the oplatky, my
          Message 4 of 26 , Dec 18, 2011
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            Thanks Helene. My father started with the Our Father also in Slovak & some other prayers. We stood for the prayers and then started with the oplatky, my favorite part of the meal. We used the small ones on Christmas Eve that included a pink one. We broke off a small piece and passed it to each family member at the table and they would dip it in their own dish of honey. I'll keep this info for ordering next year.

            Marycay


            ----- Original Message -----
            From: helene cincebeaux
            To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
            Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2011 12:01 AM
            Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?





            There are 2 kinds of oplatky - the Slovak spa wafers that Lubos mentions and they are delicious, made with many fillings from nut to chocolate and are a wonderful gift to bring home from a visit there. In Piestany where they make them you can sample many of the varieties.

            The other oplatky are used on Christmas Eve - they are like holy communion wafers but are made the size of a page in a small book and have Christmas scenes impressed on them. Usually they are white but sometimes a pink one appears - we always wanted a part of that one.

            In my family my grandfather began Christmas Eve dinner with the Our Father but not in English which always fascinated me - then the oplatky were slathered with honey and passed first to the youngest and then up the line. It was such a special time with 3 and then 4 generations around the table.

            Today we are scattered to the corners of the US and mail them - just not the same.

            Oplatky can be obtained from the nuns at St Cyril's in Danville PA and also there is an address in Lewistown NY. The Slovak group in Cudahy Wisconsin gathers to make oplatky with antique wafer irons and sells them in a fund-raising effort.

            In the old country the oplatky irons are heavy cast iron and make a round wafter - 7 or 8 inches across. There are long handles so it can be made over a hot fire. And there are raised religious designs on the irons that are pressed in.

            if someone wants more info on the contact places to buy oplatky e mail me directly
            helene
            helenezx@...



            --- On Sat, 12/17/11, Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...> wrote:

            From: Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...>
            Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?
            To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
            Date: Saturday, December 17, 2011, 12:32 PM



            That URL came through funny. The link is http://www.bohemianspawafers.com/Home.html

            ________________________________
            From: Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...>
            To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
            Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:31 PM
            Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?

            Allan, this guy just started a business here in the US: http://www.bohemianspawafers.com/Home.html He is selling the "spa wafers", which are two oblatky joined together by some filling.

            ________________________________
            From: allanstevo <allanstevo@...>
            To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
            Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 10:31 AM
            Subject: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?

            I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am overlooking some obvious mention of it somewhere.

            On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would want to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.

            Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in hearing oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend. If you can mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the oplatky supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find that supplier.

            Thank you.

            Allan
            www.52inSk.com

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          • Ben Sorensen
            In case you missed it, Vaclav Havel, the playwright and ex-president of Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic, passed away today.  He did much good, and
            Message 5 of 26 , Dec 18, 2011
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              In case you missed it, Vaclav Havel, the playwright and ex-president of Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic, passed away today.  He did much good, and some bad (depending on whom we ask); his legacy as a dissident and later an able president will live on.  I will leave it to the media to write the eulogies.  I will, however leave you with his work:

              http://vaclavhavel.cz/showtrans.php?cat=clanky&val=71_aj_clanky.html&typ=HTML%c2%a0


              Ben

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            • Nemam Meno
              .. the famous letter... He was one of a kind - a moral leader that this world needs and will miss dearly.  ... From: Ben Sorensen
              Message 6 of 26 , Dec 18, 2011
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                .. the famous letter... He was one of a kind - a moral leader that this world needs and will miss dearly. 

                --- On Mon, 12/19/11, Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@...> wrote:

                From: Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@...>
                Subject: [Slovak-World] The End of Havel, the End of an Era.
                To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
                Date: Monday, December 19, 2011, 12:08 AM
















                 









                In case you missed it, Vaclav Havel, the playwright and ex-president of Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic, passed away today.  He did much good, and some bad (depending on whom we ask); his legacy as a dissident and later an able president will live on.  I will leave it to the media to write the eulogies.  I will, however leave you with his work:



                http://vaclavhavel.cz/showtrans.php?cat=clanky&val=71_aj_clanky.html&typ=HTML%c2%a0



                Ben



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              • Paul Payerchin
                www.slovakinstitute.com Advent blessings from my iPad ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                Message 7 of 26 , Dec 19, 2011
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                  www.slovakinstitute.com

                  Advent blessings from my iPad


                  On Dec 17, 2011, at 5:51 PM, hmsbob@... wrote:

                  > FATHER PAUL: CAN YOU GIVE A URL FOR THE SIGHT. SURE WOULD BE HELPFUL
                  >
                  >
                  > In a message dated 12/17/2011 1:56:06 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
                  > pmpayerchin@... writes:
                  >
                  > The Slovak Institute in Cleveland, OH sells them. I received mine in the
                  > mail yesterday. Check them out on the web.
                  >
                  > Advent blessings from my iPad
                  > Rev. Paul Payerchin
                  >
                  > On Dec 17, 2011, at 4:19 PM, _hmsbob@..._ (mailto:hmsbob@...)
                  > wrote:
                  >
                  > > MY SUGGESTION IS: IF THERE IS A SLOVAK CATHOLIC CHURCH SOMEWHERE IN THE
                  > > STATES. WHEREEVER THEY GET THEIR COMMUNION WAFERS FROM WOULD BE A PLACE
                  > TO
                  > > CONTACT. WE ALL KNOW THAT CATHOLIC CHURCHES ALL USE COMMUNION WAFERS AND
                  > > ALSO THE PRIEST HAS A MUCH LARGER WAFER AT EACH MASS. TRIED LOOKING AT
                  > > CATHOLIC COMPANY SIGHT AND DIDNT FIND ANY COMMUNION WAFERS. HAPPY
                  > HUNTING.
                  > >
                  > > BOB
                  > >
                  > >
                  > > In a message dated 12/17/2011 8:51:15 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
                  > > _slovak821@..._ (mailto:slovak821@...) writes:
                  > >
                  > > I found this supplier on the web .I had used Leemar In NJ. in the past,
                  > but
                  > >
                  > > I could not contact them this year.
                  > > Since I live in FL I am always searching for sources. It's the first
                  > time
                  > > I have used this company and they were wonderful. Hope this helps. Merry
                  >
                  > > Christmas
                  > > Jacqueline Strunak Kornmeyer
                  > >
                  > > The Catholic Company
                  > > 615 East Westinghouse Blvd.
                  > > Charlotte, NC 28273
                  > > www.catholiccompany.com
                  > > 1-866-522-8465
                  > >
                  > > In a message dated 12/17/2011 10:31:42 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
                  > > __allanstevo@..._ (mailto:_allanstevo@...) _
                  > (mailto:_allanstevo@..._ (mailto:allanstevo@...) ) writes:
                  > >
                  > > I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a
                  > > concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am overlooking
                  > > some
                  > > obvious mention of it somewhere.
                  > >
                  > > On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a
                  > > person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would
                  > > want
                  > > to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.
                  > >
                  > > Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google
                  > > search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in
                  > > hearing
                  > > oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend. If you
                  > can
                  > > mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the
                  > > oplatky
                  > > supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find
                  > > that supplier.
                  > >
                  > > Thank you.
                  > >
                  > > Allan
                  > > www.52inSk.com
                  > >
                  > > ------------------------------------
                  > >
                  > > Yahoo! Groups Links
                  > >
                  > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                  > >
                  > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                  > >
                  > >
                  >
                  > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                  >
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                • LongJohn Wayne
                  Thank you, Ben. ________________________________ From: Nemam Meno To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2011 9:06
                  Message 8 of 26 , Dec 19, 2011
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                    Thank you, Ben.



                    ________________________________
                    From: Nemam Meno <menonemam@...>
                    To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
                    Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2011 9:06 PM
                    Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] The End of Havel, the End of an Era.


                     
                    .. the famous letter... He was one of a kind - a moral leader that this world needs and will miss dearly. 

                    --- On Mon, 12/19/11, Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@...> wrote:

                    From: Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@...>
                    Subject: [Slovak-World] The End of Havel, the End of an Era.
                    To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
                    Date: Monday, December 19, 2011, 12:08 AM

                     

                    In case you missed it, Vaclav Havel, the playwright and ex-president of Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic, passed away today.  He did much good, and some bad (depending on whom we ask); his legacy as a dissident and later an able president will live on.  I will leave it to the media to write the eulogies.  I will, however leave you with his work:

                    http://vaclavhavel.cz/showtrans.php?cat=clanky&val=71_aj_clanky.html&typ=HTML%c2%a0

                    Ben

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                  • LongJohn Wayne
                    Folks: I was watching some inane program on TV while preparing my tax receipts for 2011 last night.  There was a very silly program (that tried to be serious)
                    Message 9 of 26 , Dec 19, 2011
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                      Folks:

                      I was watching some inane program on TV while preparing my tax receipts for 2011 last night.  There was a very silly program (that tried to be serious) titled Little Red Riding Hood.  The dialog, plot & characters were ridiculous.  However, it appeared that the settings were from Slovakia.  I could not verify this.  Does anyone know for sure?

                      Chuck

                      Merry Christmas to all!



                      ________________________________
                      From: Paul Payerchin <pmpayerchin@...>
                      To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
                      Sent: Monday, December 19, 2011 6:55 AM
                      Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?


                       
                      www.slovakinstitute.com

                      Advent blessings from my iPad

                      On Dec 17, 2011, at 5:51 PM, hmsbob@... wrote:

                      > FATHER PAUL: CAN YOU GIVE A URL FOR THE SIGHT. SURE WOULD BE HELPFUL
                      >
                      >
                      > In a message dated 12/17/2011 1:56:06 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
                      > pmpayerchin@... writes:
                      >
                      > The Slovak Institute in Cleveland, OH sells them. I received mine in the
                      > mail yesterday. Check them out on the web.
                      >
                      > Advent blessings from my iPad
                      > Rev. Paul Payerchin
                      >
                      > On Dec 17, 2011, at 4:19 PM, _hmsbob@..._ (mailto:hmsbob@...)
                      > wrote:
                      >
                      > > MY SUGGESTION IS: IF THERE IS A SLOVAK CATHOLIC CHURCH SOMEWHERE IN THE
                      > > STATES. WHEREEVER THEY GET THEIR COMMUNION WAFERS FROM WOULD BE A PLACE
                      > TO
                      > > CONTACT. WE ALL KNOW THAT CATHOLIC CHURCHES ALL USE COMMUNION WAFERS AND
                      > > ALSO THE PRIEST HAS A MUCH LARGER WAFER AT EACH MASS. TRIED LOOKING AT
                      > > CATHOLIC COMPANY SIGHT AND DIDNT FIND ANY COMMUNION WAFERS. HAPPY
                      > HUNTING.
                      > >
                      > > BOB
                      > >
                      > >
                      > > In a message dated 12/17/2011 8:51:15 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
                      > > _slovak821@..._ (mailto:slovak821@...) writes:
                      > >
                      > > I found this supplier on the web .I had used Leemar In NJ. in the past,
                      > but
                      > >
                      > > I could not contact them this year.
                      > > Since I live in FL I am always searching for sources. It's the first
                      > time
                      > > I have used this company and they were wonderful. Hope this helps. Merry
                      >
                      > > Christmas
                      > > Jacqueline Strunak Kornmeyer
                      > >
                      > > The Catholic Company
                      > > 615 East Westinghouse Blvd.
                      > > Charlotte, NC 28273
                      > > www.catholiccompany.com
                      > > 1-866-522-8465
                      > >
                      > > In a message dated 12/17/2011 10:31:42 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
                      > > __allanstevo@..._ (mailto:_allanstevo@...) _
                      > (mailto:_allanstevo@..._ (mailto:allanstevo@...) ) writes:
                      > >
                      > > I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a
                      > > concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am overlooking
                      > > some
                      > > obvious mention of it somewhere.
                      > >
                      > > On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a
                      > > person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would
                      > > want
                      > > to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.
                      > >
                      > > Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google
                      > > search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in
                      > > hearing
                      > > oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend. If you
                      > can
                      > > mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the
                      > > oplatky
                      > > supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find
                      > > that supplier.
                      > >
                      > > Thank you.
                      > >
                      > > Allan
                      > > www.52inSk.com
                      > >
                      > > ------------------------------------
                      > >
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                      > >
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                    • LongJohn Wayne
                      Thank you, Helene! ________________________________ From: Marycay Doolittle To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com Sent: Sunday, December 18,
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                        Thank you, Helene!



                        ________________________________
                        From: Marycay Doolittle <marycayd@...>
                        To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
                        Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2011 10:08 AM
                        Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?


                         
                        Thanks Helene. My father started with the Our Father also in Slovak & some other prayers. We stood for the prayers and then started with the oplatky, my favorite part of the meal. We used the small ones on Christmas Eve that included a pink one. We broke off a small piece and passed it to each family member at the table and they would dip it in their own dish of honey. I'll keep this info for ordering next year.

                        Marycay

                        ----- Original Message -----
                        From: helene cincebeaux
                        To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
                        Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2011 12:01 AM
                        Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?

                        There are 2 kinds of oplatky - the Slovak spa wafers that Lubos mentions and they are delicious, made with many fillings from nut to chocolate and are a wonderful gift to bring home from a visit there. In Piestany where they make them you can sample many of the varieties.

                        The other oplatky are used on Christmas Eve - they are like holy communion wafers but are made the size of a page in a small book and have Christmas scenes impressed on them. Usually they are white but sometimes a pink one appears - we always wanted a part of that one.

                        In my family my grandfather began Christmas Eve dinner with the Our Father but not in English which always fascinated me - then the oplatky were slathered with honey and passed first to the youngest and then up the line. It was such a special time with 3 and then 4 generations around the table.

                        Today we are scattered to the corners of the US and mail them - just not the same.

                        Oplatky can be obtained from the nuns at St Cyril's in Danville PA and also there is an address in Lewistown NY. The Slovak group in Cudahy Wisconsin gathers to make oplatky with antique wafer irons and sells them in a fund-raising effort.

                        In the old country the oplatky irons are heavy cast iron and make a round wafter - 7 or 8 inches across. There are long handles so it can be made over a hot fire. And there are raised religious designs on the irons that are pressed in.

                        if someone wants more info on the contact places to buy oplatky e mail me directly
                        helene
                        helenezx@...



                        --- On Sat, 12/17/11, Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...> wrote:

                        From: Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...>
                        Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?
                        To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
                        Date: Saturday, December 17, 2011, 12:32 PM

                        That URL came through funny. The link is http://www.bohemianspawafers.com/Home.html

                        ________________________________
                        From: Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...>
                        To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
                        Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:31 PM
                        Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?

                        Allan, this guy just started a business here in the US: http://www.bohemianspawafers.com/Home.html He is selling the "spa wafers", which are two oblatky joined together by some filling.

                        ________________________________
                        From: allanstevo <allanstevo@...>
                        To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
                        Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 10:31 AM
                        Subject: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?

                        I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am overlooking some obvious mention of it somewhere.

                        On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would want to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.

                        Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in hearing oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend. If you can mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the oplatky supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find that supplier.

                        Thank you.

                        Allan
                        www.52inSk.com

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                      • jjbakermo
                        I live near St. Louis and ordered from iarelative in the past (he is very near me). But this year I never received my order and his emails bounced and phone
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                          I live near St. Louis and ordered from iarelative in the past (he is very near me). But this year I never received my order and his emails bounced and phone was constantly busy. He did refund my paypal order though when I raised it through them.

                          I have used

                          http://www.oplatki.com/

                          in the past and again this year.

                          They ship the same day they receive payment.

                          John

                          --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, Andy Verostko <avyrostko@...> wrote:
                          >
                          > Oplatky is available from Its ASll Relative and Greg Kopchak at:
                          >
                          > http://www.iarelative.com/xmas/oplatki_order.htm
                          >
                          > or from The Catholic Company at"
                          >
                          > http://search.catholiccompany.com/search?w=oplatky
                          >
                          >
                          >
                          >
                          >
                          > On 12/17/2011 10:31 AM, allanstevo wrote:
                          > >
                          > > I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice
                          > > a concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am
                          > > overlooking some obvious mention of it somewhere.
                          > >
                          > > On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that
                          > > a person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she
                          > > would want to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.
                          > >
                          > > Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google
                          > > search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in
                          > > hearing oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend.
                          > > If you can mention the name and address or website, or at least the
                          > > city of the oplatky supplier you use, I think that would help me or
                          > > others more easily find that supplier.
                          > >
                          > > Thank you.
                          > >
                          > > Allan
                          > > www.52inSk.com
                          > >
                          > >
                          >
                          >
                          >
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                          >
                        • cousinjanie1004
                          www.polartcenter.com 888-619-9771 The Polish Art Center in Michigan. Can call in an order by phone - but look at web-site first to see the different Oplatki
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                            www.polartcenter.com

                            888-619-9771

                            The Polish Art Center in Michigan. Can call in an order by phone - but look at web-site first to see the different Oplatki that they have available.



                            --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "jjbakermo" <jjbakermo@...> wrote:
                            >
                            >
                            > I live near St. Louis and ordered from iarelative in the past (he is very near me). But this year I never received my order and his emails bounced and phone was constantly busy. He did refund my paypal order though when I raised it through them.
                            >
                            > I have used
                            >
                            > http://www.oplatki.com/
                            >
                            > in the past and again this year.
                            >
                            > They ship the same day they receive payment.
                            >
                            > John
                            >
                            > --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, Andy Verostko <avyrostko@> wrote:
                            > >
                            > > Oplatky is available from Its ASll Relative and Greg Kopchak at:
                            > >
                            > > http://www.iarelative.com/xmas/oplatki_order.htm
                            > >
                            > > or from The Catholic Company at"
                            > >
                            > > http://search.catholiccompany.com/search?w=oplatky
                            > >
                            > >
                            > >
                            > >
                            > >
                            > > On 12/17/2011 10:31 AM, allanstevo wrote:
                            > > >
                            > > > I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice
                            > > > a concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am
                            > > > overlooking some obvious mention of it somewhere.
                            > > >
                            > > > On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that
                            > > > a person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she
                            > > > would want to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.
                            > > >
                            > > > Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google
                            > > > search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in
                            > > > hearing oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend.
                            > > > If you can mention the name and address or website, or at least the
                            > > > city of the oplatky supplier you use, I think that would help me or
                            > > > others more easily find that supplier.
                            > > >
                            > > > Thank you.
                            > > >
                            > > > Allan
                            > > > www.52inSk.com
                            > > >
                            > > >
                            > >
                            > >
                            > >
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                            > >
                            >
                          • Greg
                            Allan: Some very bad things happened with Oplatki this year... Leemar had been a very big supplier in North America. Leona Hrehvcik died last year. Michael
                            Message 13 of 26 , Dec 23, 2011
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                              Allan:

                              Some very bad things happened with Oplatki this year...

                              Leemar had been a very big supplier in North America.

                              Leona Hrehvcik died last year.

                              Michael Hrehvcik died this year. Things went bad.

                              We tried to fill the gap but it was hard to get beyond regular customers.

                              If you write Oplatki on your calendar for 2012 for the day after Thanksgiving along with...

                              http://www.iarelative.com/xmas/oplatki.htm

                              More than likely you will have Oplatki in 2012.

                              Vesele vianoce..

                              Greg Kopchak


                              --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "allanstevo" <allanstevo@...> wrote:
                              >
                              > I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am overlooking some obvious mention of it somewhere.
                              >
                              > On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would want to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.
                              >
                              > Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in hearing oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend. If you can mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the oplatky supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find that supplier.
                              >
                              > Thank you.
                              >
                              > Allan
                              > www.52inSk.com
                              >
                            • Greg
                              Both of the owners of Leemar died in the past two years. On Christmas Eve it would be neat to say a prayer for Mike and Lenoa. Most likely they shipped
                              Message 14 of 26 , Dec 23, 2011
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                                Both of the owners of Leemar died in the past two years.

                                On Christmas Eve it would be neat to say a prayer for
                                Mike and Lenoa.

                                Most likely they shipped hundreds of thousands of
                                Oplatki over the years.

                                Greg



                                --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, slovak821@... wrote:
                                >
                                > I found this supplier on the web .I had used Leemar In NJ. in the past, but
                                > I could not contact them this year.
                                > Since I live in FL I am always searching for sources. It's the first time
                                > I have used this company and they were wonderful. Hope this helps. Merry
                                > Christmas
                                > Jacqueline Strunak Kornmeyer
                                >
                                >
                                > The Catholic Company
                                > 615 East Westinghouse Blvd.
                                > Charlotte, NC 28273
                                > www.catholiccompany.com
                                > 1-866-522-8465
                                >
                                >
                                >
                                >
                                > In a message dated 12/17/2011 10:31:42 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
                                > allanstevo@... writes:
                                >
                                > I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a
                                > concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am overlooking some
                                > obvious mention of it somewhere.
                                >
                                > On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a
                                > person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would want
                                > to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.
                                >
                                > Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google
                                > search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in hearing
                                > oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend. If you can
                                > mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the oplatky
                                > supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find
                                > that supplier.
                                >
                                > Thank you.
                                >
                                > Allan
                                > www.52inSk.com
                                >
                                >
                                >
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                              • Paul Payerchin
                                The Slovak Institute in Cleveland has oblatky! www.slovakinstitute.org Blessings from my iPad ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                                Message 15 of 26 , Dec 24, 2011
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                                  The Slovak Institute in Cleveland has oblatky!

                                  www.slovakinstitute.org

                                  Blessings from my iPad


                                  On Dec 23, 2011, at 6:25 PM, "Greg" <greg@...> wrote:

                                  > Allan:
                                  >
                                  > Some very bad things happened with Oplatki this year...
                                  >
                                  > Leemar had been a very big supplier in North America.
                                  >
                                  > Leona Hrehvcik died last year.
                                  >
                                  > Michael Hrehvcik died this year. Things went bad.
                                  >
                                  > We tried to fill the gap but it was hard to get beyond regular customers.
                                  >
                                  > If you write Oplatki on your calendar for 2012 for the day after Thanksgiving along with...
                                  >
                                  > http://www.iarelative.com/xmas/oplatki.htm
                                  >
                                  > More than likely you will have Oplatki in 2012.
                                  >
                                  > Vesele vianoce..
                                  >
                                  > Greg Kopchak
                                  >
                                  > --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "allanstevo" <allanstevo@...> wrote:
                                  > >
                                  > > I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am overlooking some obvious mention of it somewhere.
                                  > >
                                  > > On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would want to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.
                                  > >
                                  > > Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in hearing oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend. If you can mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the oplatky supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find that supplier.
                                  > >
                                  > > Thank you.
                                  > >
                                  > > Allan
                                  > > www.52inSk.com
                                  > >
                                  >
                                  >


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                                • Greg
                                  Marycay: The pink oplatki are meant for the animals of the household or farm. I m taking Oplatki for our Vilija dinner tonight and will take a pink oplatki for
                                  Message 16 of 26 , Dec 24, 2011
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                                    Marycay:

                                    The pink oplatki are meant for the animals of the
                                    household or farm.

                                    I'm taking Oplatki for our Vilija dinner tonight and
                                    will take a pink oplatki for my daughter's dog.

                                    Traditional pink oplatki is dyed with beet juice.

                                    After Christmas I will try to post the pink oplatki
                                    story at Slovak-World.

                                    It is interesting.

                                    Vesele Vianoce

                                    Greg




                                    --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "Marycay Doolittle" <marycayd@...> wrote:
                                    >
                                    > Thanks Helene. My father started with the Our Father also in Slovak & some other prayers. We stood for the prayers and then started with the oplatky, my favorite part of the meal. We used the small ones on Christmas Eve that included a pink one. We broke off a small piece and passed it to each family member at the table and they would dip it in their own dish of honey. I'll keep this info for ordering next year.
                                    >
                                    > Marycay
                                    >
                                    >
                                    > ----- Original Message -----
                                    > From: helene cincebeaux
                                    > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
                                    > Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2011 12:01 AM
                                    > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?
                                    >
                                    >
                                    >
                                    >
                                    >
                                    > There are 2 kinds of oplatky - the Slovak spa wafers that Lubos mentions and they are delicious, made with many fillings from nut to chocolate and are a wonderful gift to bring home from a visit there. In Piestany where they make them you can sample many of the varieties.
                                    >
                                    > The other oplatky are used on Christmas Eve - they are like holy communion wafers but are made the size of a page in a small book and have Christmas scenes impressed on them. Usually they are white but sometimes a pink one appears - we always wanted a part of that one.
                                    >
                                    > In my family my grandfather began Christmas Eve dinner with the Our Father but not in English which always fascinated me - then the oplatky were slathered with honey and passed first to the youngest and then up the line. It was such a special time with 3 and then 4 generations around the table.
                                    >
                                    > Today we are scattered to the corners of the US and mail them - just not the same.
                                    >
                                    > Oplatky can be obtained from the nuns at St Cyril's in Danville PA and also there is an address in Lewistown NY. The Slovak group in Cudahy Wisconsin gathers to make oplatky with antique wafer irons and sells them in a fund-raising effort.
                                    >
                                    > In the old country the oplatky irons are heavy cast iron and make a round wafter - 7 or 8 inches across. There are long handles so it can be made over a hot fire. And there are raised religious designs on the irons that are pressed in.
                                    >
                                    > if someone wants more info on the contact places to buy oplatky e mail me directly
                                    > helene
                                    > helenezx@...
                                    >
                                    >
                                    >
                                    > --- On Sat, 12/17/11, Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...> wrote:
                                    >
                                    > From: Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...>
                                    > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?
                                    > To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
                                    > Date: Saturday, December 17, 2011, 12:32 PM
                                    >
                                    >
                                    >
                                    > That URL came through funny. The link is http://www.bohemianspawafers.com/Home.html
                                    >
                                    > ________________________________
                                    > From: Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...>
                                    > To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
                                    > Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:31 PM
                                    > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?
                                    >
                                    > Allan, this guy just started a business here in the US: http://www.bohemianspawafers.com/Home.html He is selling the "spa wafers", which are two oblatky joined together by some filling.
                                    >
                                    > ________________________________
                                    > From: allanstevo <allanstevo@...>
                                    > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
                                    > Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 10:31 AM
                                    > Subject: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?
                                    >
                                    > I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am overlooking some obvious mention of it somewhere.
                                    >
                                    > On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would want to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.
                                    >
                                    > Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in hearing oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend. If you can mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the oplatky supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find that supplier.
                                    >
                                    > Thank you.
                                    >
                                    > Allan
                                    > www.52inSk.com
                                    >
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                                    >
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                                    >
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                                  • maxine
                                    Greg, I just have to step in here and say a BIG THANK YOU for ALL you do for US!!!! Your site is TERRIFIC and we have all learned so much because of YOU.
                                    Message 17 of 26 , Dec 24, 2011
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                                      Greg, I just have to "step in" here and say a BIG THANK YOU for ALL you do for US!!!! Your site is TERRIFIC and we have all learned so much
                                      because of YOU. May God Bless you and yours and keep the information coming.
                                      THANKS AGAIN maxine sasala vigilante



                                      ----- Original Message -----
                                      From: Greg
                                      To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
                                      Sent: Saturday, December 24, 2011 8:29 AM
                                      Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?



                                      Marycay:

                                      The pink oplatki are meant for the animals of the
                                      household or farm.

                                      I'm taking Oplatki for our Vilija dinner tonight and
                                      will take a pink oplatki for my daughter's dog.

                                      Traditional pink oplatki is dyed with beet juice.

                                      After Christmas I will try to post the pink oplatki
                                      story at Slovak-World.

                                      It is interesting.

                                      Vesele Vianoce

                                      Greg

                                      --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "Marycay Doolittle" <marycayd@...> wrote:
                                      >
                                      > Thanks Helene. My father started with the Our Father also in Slovak & some other prayers. We stood for the prayers and then started with the oplatky, my favorite part of the meal. We used the small ones on Christmas Eve that included a pink one. We broke off a small piece and passed it to each family member at the table and they would dip it in their own dish of honey. I'll keep this info for ordering next year.
                                      >
                                      > Marycay
                                      >
                                      >
                                      > ----- Original Message -----
                                      > From: helene cincebeaux
                                      > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
                                      > Sent: Sunday, December 18, 2011 12:01 AM
                                      > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?
                                      >
                                      >
                                      >
                                      >
                                      >
                                      > There are 2 kinds of oplatky - the Slovak spa wafers that Lubos mentions and they are delicious, made with many fillings from nut to chocolate and are a wonderful gift to bring home from a visit there. In Piestany where they make them you can sample many of the varieties.
                                      >
                                      > The other oplatky are used on Christmas Eve - they are like holy communion wafers but are made the size of a page in a small book and have Christmas scenes impressed on them. Usually they are white but sometimes a pink one appears - we always wanted a part of that one.
                                      >
                                      > In my family my grandfather began Christmas Eve dinner with the Our Father but not in English which always fascinated me - then the oplatky were slathered with honey and passed first to the youngest and then up the line. It was such a special time with 3 and then 4 generations around the table.
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                                      > Today we are scattered to the corners of the US and mail them - just not the same.
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                                      > Oplatky can be obtained from the nuns at St Cyril's in Danville PA and also there is an address in Lewistown NY. The Slovak group in Cudahy Wisconsin gathers to make oplatky with antique wafer irons and sells them in a fund-raising effort.
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                                      > In the old country the oplatky irons are heavy cast iron and make a round wafter - 7 or 8 inches across. There are long handles so it can be made over a hot fire. And there are raised religious designs on the irons that are pressed in.
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                                      > if someone wants more info on the contact places to buy oplatky e mail me directly
                                      > helene
                                      > helenezx@...
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                                      > --- On Sat, 12/17/11, Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...> wrote:
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                                      > From: Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...>
                                      > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?
                                      > To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
                                      > Date: Saturday, December 17, 2011, 12:32 PM
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                                      > That URL came through funny. The link is http://www.bohemianspawafers.com/Home.html
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                                      > From: Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...>
                                      > To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
                                      > Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:31 PM
                                      > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?
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                                      > Allan, this guy just started a business here in the US: http://www.bohemianspawafers.com/Home.html He is selling the "spa wafers", which are two oblatky joined together by some filling.
                                      >
                                      > ________________________________
                                      > From: allanstevo <allanstevo@...>
                                      > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
                                      > Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 10:31 AM
                                      > Subject: [Slovak-World] Where Can I Buy Oplatky in the U.S.?
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                                      > I've just run through the last 100 posts on oplatky and didn't notice a concrete answer to this question. Please forgive me if I am overlooking some obvious mention of it somewhere.
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                                      > On 52 Weeks in Slovak next week, I'd like to mention some places that a person could find oplatky in the U.S. in the event that he or she would want to include them in his or her Christmas celebration this year.
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                                      > Does anyone know concretely where oplatky can be obtained? A google search turned up a few fine results. I'd be more interested though in hearing oplatky suppliers that you personally use and would recommend. If you can mention the name and address or website, or at least the city of the oplatky supplier you use, I think that would help me or others more easily find that supplier.
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                                      > Thank you.
                                      >
                                      > Allan
                                      > www.52inSk.com
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                                    • allanstevo
                                      Just wanted to say thank you to the folks who offered advice on this topic and to share a post with some of that advice, so that no one will ever have to spend
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                                        Just wanted to say thank you to the folks who offered advice on this topic and to share a post with some of that advice, so that no one will ever have to spend another Christmas without oblatky.

                                        http://www.52insk.com/2012/oblatky-oplatky-u-s/

                                        Allan
                                        www.52inSk.com
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