7 Most Popular and Easy Prayers Before Meals

Here is a collection of the most popular short prayers for before meals. When you are suddenly called upon to say the prayer to bless the meal, having one of these prayers handy can certainly save the day! Included are one Irish Prayer and a Catholic Grace Prayer. What prayers do you have to contribute?

Bless Us Oh Lord

Bless us, oh Lord, and these thy gifts which we are about to receive from thy bounty through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Bless us, oh Lord, 
and these thy gifts,
which we are about to receive 
from thy bounty, 
through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Ecclesiastes 9:7
Go, eat your bread with joy,
And drink your wine with a merry heart;
For God has already accepted your works.

Thank You Lord

God, we thank you for this food.
For rest and home and all things good.
For wind and rain and sun above.
But most of all for those we love. Amen!

Grateful Hearts

Give us grateful hearts, O Father,
for all thy mercies,
and make us mindful of the needs of others;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.Amen.

Mindful of others

Thank you, Lord, for this food which is set before us.
May we use it to nourish our bodies,
and thee to nourish our souls.
Make us ever more mindful of the needs of others,
and the needs of our planet.
Through Christ Our Lord, Amen.

Bless the Hands

Dear Lord, thank you for this food.
Bless the hands that prepared it.
Bless it to our use and us to your service,
And make us ever mindful of the needs of others.
Through Christ our Lord we pray. Amen.

7 Most Popular and Easy Prayers Before Meals

Catholic Grace Before Meals Prayer

Father of us all,
This meal is a sign of Your love for us:
Bless us and bless our food,
And help us to give you glory each day
Through Jesus Christ our Lord.Amen!

Irish Grace

Bless, O Lord, this food we are about to eat;
and we pray You, O God,
that it may be good for our body and soul;
and if there be any poor creature
hungry or thirsty walking along the road,
send them into us that we can share the food with them,
just as You share your gifts with all of us.


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10 thoughts on “7 Most Popular and Easy Prayers Before Meals”

  1. I love this website. I try to start my day by opening it first. The prayers always seem to express what I’m feeling & I thank you for that. God is good.

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  2. Thank you Father God, for the love and support, for always being there when I have needed You.
    In Jesus minghty name.Amen.

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  3. I thank you Dear Heavenly Father for the grace and the Holy Spirit of our Lord Jesus Christ always being with me and blessing my everyday life.
    I am so grateful.
    In Jesus mighty name.
    Amen.

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  4. I thank you Dear Heavenly Father, for guide us and protecting us, as we remove obstacles in our way. Oh Heavenly Father, Bless us with Your divine favor and mercy.
    Thank you so much.
    In Jesus mighty name.
    Amen.

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  5. I thank you Dear Heavenly Father, every morning brings me word of Your unfailing love. And thank you for supply all our needs.
    Thank you so much and I am so grateful.
    In Jesus mighty name.
    Amen.

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