Blest are you Lord, the God of our
Through your goodness we enjoy the fruits of
the earth and share
the loving gifts of family and friendship.
We ask your blessing on our family, guests, our table and our
We offer thanks for the love with which this
meal was prepared.
And for the love and joy which brings us
together to partake of it.
In gratitude for your continued care over
us, make us mindful of the needs of others, that we
may show our thanks
in the manner of our living.
hearts be filled with love and praise, as we pray in your holy