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Dom Weselny Blessing Ceremony At Mazurkiewicz / Wilcox Wedding

by Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz on May 27, 2009

in Polski Wesele, Video


Dom Weselny Blessing Ceremony - Traditional Polish Wedding“Blessing Ceremony at “Dom Weselny” (The Bride’s home): The blessing and symbolic farewells of the bride with her parents and relatives. Before the church ceremony everyone would gather at the home of the bride to accompany the bridal couple to the church, but also to witness the blessing and symbolic farewells of the bride with her parents, relatives and friends. The blessing by the parents before church was seen as more important than the church ceremony itself.

* “Serdeczna Matko” ( Beloved Mother ) solo performed in Polish as the bride and groom kneel before their parents
* Blessing by the mother of the bride
“May God Almighty grant you health, happiness and mutual love on your new road through life together and may He bless you with numerous, healthy children–the fruit of your love. And I also bless you: In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. Amen”
* The mother sprinkles the couple with holy water with a rose from the garden of the bride’s home
* Blessing by the father of the bride
* Blessing by the mother and father of the groom
* Blessing by the Godparents of the bride
* Blessing by the Grandparents of the bride
* “Chusteczka” Handkerchief Ceremony – performed by the“Starszy Druzba” Best Man and the “Starsza Druhna” Maid of Honor with the bride and groom
* After the Blessing – the bride and groom thank, hug and kiss their parents
* Musicans continue to play as the bridal party prepares for the wedding

Video from the wedding of Phillip Wilcox and Kathy Ann Mazurkiewicz in Bryan, Texas. Videography by Brianna Cammack

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