as it was in the beginning
is now and ever shall be world without end. Amen.
Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name; Thy Kingdom come
thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven
give us this day our daily bread
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us
and lead us not into temptation
but deliver us from evil. Amen
blessed art thou among women
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners
now, and at the hour of our death. Amen.
Grace before Meals
Bless the food we eat today
Bless the hands that made the food
Bless us, O Lord. Amen.
Grace after Meals
Thank you, God, for all our friends
Thank you, God, for everything. Amen.
God Our Father
I come to say thank you for your love today
Thank you for my family and all the friends
You give to me. Guard me in the dark of night
and in the morning send your light. Amen.
Take time to pray. It is the very heart of life.
Love and Cherish Our Family
Dear Lord, we ask Your blessing for this family
that we love and cherish
Protect us from harm, shelter us from evil
Teach us kindness. Show us compassion
Guide our steps and we will follow the path
of goodness and light forever more. Amen.
A Prayer of Pope Paul VI
to serve our brothers and sisters throughout the world
who live and die in poverty and hunger
Give them by our hands this day their daily bread
and by our understanding love
give peace and joy. Amen.
Gift of Grace
Lord, give us the grace to care for one another
to forgive anything that needs forgiving
to share all that needs sharing and
to live in the peace of God. Amen.
Gift of Peace
Help us to face difficult times
I pray you fill our hearts with your peace
Lord, I know we can overcome every problem with you
Prayer for Healing
to those whom we know to be sick, afraid, or worried
Bring them your peace and healing
Mary, Mother of God, pray for me
Mary, Healer of the Sick, pray for me.
Take time to love and be loved.
and the courage of my convictions,
as I make life decisions today and every day
Some may be simple, others complex, but all require honesty and quiet reflection
I pray that, with your help and guidance
my heart will be open
to God's will in whatever choices
I am asked to make. Amen.
My Soul at Rest
Pressure to do more and be more, buy more and see more, comes from all sides.
Father, give me serenity, and help me to hear Your voice above the noise.
Father, You are my rock, my strength, and when I remember that, everything else falls into place and my soul is at rest. Amen.
for my family and friends
for those who stand by me
in good times and bad
for those who love me for exactly who I am
Their care and concern bring joy to my life and remind me that I am truly blessed. Amen.
Take time to laugh. It is the music of the soul.