Giving thanks

St Anthony’s Bread

Hi Everyone, Often we grow up following and maintaining traditions without knowing or fully understanding why we do so. We just know that it’s been done from the time we became aware of ourselves and our surroundings. Sometimes people (like me) question these traditions in the hope of understanding. That was certainly the case (seeking enlightenment) when I asked my mom about the tradition of making special bread – aniseed bread, every year for distribution – St Anthony’s Bread. Like others that I had asked the answer was universal – it’s a tradition we follow. We make the bread and distribute it to the less fortunate in honour and observance of St Anthony’s Day  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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