Audio recording of this month’s letter:
Note: The Swedes say ‘Hej,’ just like the American, ‘Hey,’ and the pronounce St. Lucia’s name Loo-SEE-uh
And a correction! I misspelled St. Bridget of Sweden’s name. Birgitta in Swedish, Brigid is the Celtic form of the name. ‘Bridget’ is the accepted English form for St. Bridget of Sweden.
Recipe for Lussekatter – don’t have saffron? Try 1/4 tsp turmeric instead, which is more available and budget-friendly!
Video of a St. Lucia’s Day performance