Nursery Rhymes

Christmas Meal Prayer

Christmas Meal Prayer
A Dinner Blessing is a short prayer of thanks which can be said before, or after  a meal. These online, free words to this Dinner Blessing can be printed and used to create a personalised Prayer book. A short Dinner Blessing, Thanksgiving Prayer and saying grace are all different names for prayers expressing gratitude for the food that we eat which can be said before, or after  a meal on a daily basis.

Christmas Meal Prayer
We hope that the following words will provide inspiration for saying grace, a thanksgiving prayer or a short dinner blessing expressing gratitude or asking a blessing, before or after dinner or other daily meals.

Blessings for Meals
We have clarified the meanings of the different terms or words to describe saying short prayers at meal times - whether they are Thanksgiving Prayers, Dinner Blessings or Saying Grace.

Dinner Blessings - Saying Grace
Saying grace, applying to prayers said before or after meals, derives from the Latin words 'gratia' meaning thanks or 'gratus' meaning grateful.

Blessings
The word blessings, applying to prayers said before or after dinner, relates to the verbal blessing of food pronounced in God's name by a member of the family at mealtimes. The word bless is derived from the Greek / Latin word 'benediction' meaning praise. The Spanish, the word bendito literally means "to say good things or good words".

Thanksgiving Prayers and Dinner Blessings
A simple definition meaning a short prayer expressing gratitude - literally giving thanks for food on a daily basis.

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow...

God of all gifts, we thank you for the many ways you have blessed us this day. We are grateful each of those who are gathered around this table. We ask you to bless us and our food and to bless those we love who are not with us today. In our gratitude and love, we remember your humble birth into our lives and pray for those who are are without enough to eat. We remember the stable in which you were born and pray for those who have no place to live. We remember your challenging message of caring and giving and we pray for peace in families and nations throughout the world. We bless you and give you thanks in your Spirit who brings our hearts to life the Christmas Day and forever. Amen.

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Praise God, from whom all blessings flow...

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