Blessed are You, God and Father of us
all, for the gift of our father.
Today we honor and thank him for the
gift he is in our lives.
His love for us is a reflection of
Your divine love.
Bless him this day with Your strength
and Your power that he may continue to be a sign of Your abiding
May we, who have the honor of bearing
his family name, assist him with our obedience, respect and deep
Bless him on this special day
with happiness, health, peace and
so that he who shared of his very
may live together with You, his God
and heavenly Father, for ever and ever.
Archdiocese of Detroit