Prayers

Please help your child learn or review the following prayers. Thank you!

THE SIGN OF THE CROSS

In the name of the Father, (Right hand touches forehead.)

and of the Son, (Right hand touches chest over the heart.)

and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. (Right hand touches left shoulder on “Holy”

and right shoulder on “Spirit.” Hands

together on “Amen.”)

HAIL MARY

Hail Mary, full of Grace,

the Lord is with you!

Blessed are you among women,

and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners,

now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

OUR FATHER ANGEL OF GOD

Our Father, who art in Heaven, Angel of God,

hallowed be Thy name. my guardian dear,

Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, to whom God’s love

on Earth as it is in Heaven. commits me here,

Give us this day our daily bread, ever this day

and forgive us our trespasses be at my side,

as we forgive those who trespass against us, to light and guard,

and lead us not into temptation, to rule and guide.

but deliver us from evil. Amen. Amen.

GRACE BEFORE MEALS COME LORD JESUS

Bless us, O Lord, and these Thy gifts, Come Lord Jesus,

which we are about to receive, be our Guest.

from Thy bounty, Let this food to us

through Christ, our Lord. Amen. Be blest. Amen.