Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Prayer: Lent Table Blessing 2

Description:

These prayers are used from Ash Wednesday through Wednesday of Holy Week.

Prayer:

BEFORE THE MEAL

Leader: We have stumbled in our sinful ways, as if we could not be healed. Let us return to the Lord, our God. Though our sins are like scarlet, they shall be white as snow.

ALL: Though they are red as crimson, they shall be made like wool.

Leader: God of mercy, uncover your face and be gracious to us. Heal us and out of your own bounty give us new life, through Christ our Lord.

ALL: Amen.

AFTER THE MEAL

Leader: Merciful God, we thank you for your kindness which exceeds all we ever knew of you. To you, Healer of us all, be honor and glory, 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
Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

Church Fathers: The Other Greek Apologists 9 hours ago
Mysteries, again and again! April 17
Tips for getting comfortable with evangelization April 17
The Shroud of Turin on Display (and an odd canonical case against it) April 16
The Vatican says the LCWR is acting Catholic. And that's news. April 16

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope challenges world leaders' silence on persecution of Christians CWN - April 6
Pope outlines plans for the extraordinary jubilee of mercy CWN - April 13
Vatican completes doctrinal assessment of Leadership Conference of Women Religious CWN - April 16