Contents Benedictio Mensae
Blessings Before and After Meals
Benedictio Ante Mensam
Blessing Before Meals
BENEDIC, Domine, nos et haec tua dona quae de tua largitate sumus sumpturi. Per Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen. BLESS us, O Lord, and these Thy gifts which we are about to receive from Thy bounty, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Ante prandium:

Mensae caelestis participes faciat nos, Rex aeternae gloriae. Amen.
Add for midday:

May the King of everlasting glory make us partakers of the heavenly table. Amen.
Ante cenam:

Ad cenam vitae aeternae perducat nos, Rex aeternae gloriae. Amen.
Add for evening:

May the King of ever-lasting glory lead us to the banquet of life eternal. Amen.
Benedictio Post Mensam
Blessing After Meals
AGIMUS tibi gratias, omnipotens Deus, pro universis beneficiis tuis, qui vivis et regnas in saecula saeculorum. Amen. WE give Thee thanks, almighty God, for all Thy benefits, who livest and reignest for ever and ever. Amen.
V. Deus det nobis suam pacem.
R. Et vitam aeternam.
V. May the Lord grant us His peace.
R. And life everlasting.

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