PRAYER BEFORE MEALS
Bless us Oh Lord, and these thy gifts, which we are about to receive, from thy bounty,
through Christ, Our Lord. Amen.
PRAYER AFTER MEALS
We give Thee thanks, almighty God, for all Thy benefits, who livest and reignest for ever and ever. Amen.
V. May the Lord grant us His peace.
R. And life everlasting.
V. The angel of the Lord declared unto Mary.
R. And she conceived by the Holy Ghost.
V. Behold the handmaid of the Lord.
R. Be it done to me according to thy word.
V. And the Word was made flesh.
R. And dwelt among us.
V. Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God.
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
Let us pray.
Pour forth, we beseech thee, O Lord, Thy grace into our
hearts, that we to whom the Incarnation of Christ, Thy Son,
was made known by the message of an angel, may by His
passion and cross be brought to the glory of His resurrection,
through the same Christ Our Lord. Amen.