When it comes to Catholic Meal Prayers, most Catholics are really diligent about praying before their meals and most use the “Bless Us O Lord” prayer.
But did you know there are some additional prayers you can pray and they differ slightly according to time of day? Do you pray after your meal?
Check out these Catholic meal prayers.
Prayer Before Meals
Bless us, O Lord, and these Thy gifts, which we are about to receive from Thy bounty, through Christ our Lord.
Add for Midday
May the King of everlasting glory make us partakers of the heavenly table. Amen
Add for Evening
May the King of ever-lasting glory lead us to the banquet of life eternal. Amen.
Benedíc nos Dómine et haec Túa dóna quae de Túa largitáte súmus sumptúri. Per Chrístum Dóminum nóstrum.
Mensae caelestis participes faciat nos, Rex aeternae gloriae. Amen.
Ad cenam vitae aeternae perducat nos, Rex aeternae gloriae. Amen.
Prayer After Meals
We give thee thanks, almighty God, for all Thy benefits, Who livest and reignest, world without end.
V. May the Lord grant us His peace.
R. And life everlasting.
Ágimus Tíbi grátias omnípotens Déus, pro univérsis benefíciis Tuis: qui vívis et régnas in saécula saeculórum.
V. Deus det nobis suam pacem.
R. Et vitam aeternam.
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