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Pysanky eggs created by Father Paul Luniw, St. Michael Ukranian Catholic Church, Terryville, CT

Father Paul and the Art of Pysanky

What is pysanky? From Wikipedia: “A pysanka (Ukrainian: писанка, plural: pysanky) is a pretty Ukrainian Easter egg, decorated with traditional Ukrainian folk designs using a wax-resist (batik) method. The word pysanka comes from the verb pysaty, “to write”, as the designs are not painted on, but written with beeswax.” We had not heard of pysanky…