Grace Before Meals
Bless us, O Lord, and these Thy gifts;
which of Thy bounty we are about to receive,
through Christ, our Lord, Amen.
Bless us, O Lord, and these Thy gifts,
which we are about to receive from Thy bounty,
through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Bless us, O Lord, and these your gifts,
which of your goodness we are about to receive,
through Christ our Lord, Amen.
Above are common variations of the standard prayer of Grace. However, Grace before meals can be said in multiple ways and with different words, the pivotal point is the prayer of blessing and intention of thanks.
Grace After Meals
We give Thee thanks for all Thy benefits, O Almighty God,
who livest and reignest world without end. Amen.
May the souls of the faithful departed,
through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.