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Catholic Prayer: Christmas Table Blessing 1


These prayers are used from Christmas Day through the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.



Leader: Lord, you have made our gladness greater, you have made our joy increase. For you are called: Wonder-Counsellor, Mighty-God, Eternal-Father, the Prince-of-Peace.

ALL: Unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given. Alleluia!

Leader: Lord our God, bless this food we are about to eat and look kindly upon those who have prepared it: (name them). We ask this through your Son, who out of the wonder of your love lives in our midst, now and for ever.

ALL: Amen.


Leader: We thank you, Lord God, for the wonders you work-- for food and friendship in your house. Above all, we thank you for the gift of your Son, who is one with us both now and for ever.

ALL: Amen.

Prayer Source: Prayers at Meals by Michael Kwatera, O.S.B. and Dietrich Reinhart, O.S.B., The Liturgical Press
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