As they learn from one another, may they grow stronger as individuals and closer as a couple. Fill it with love, joy, patience, and understanding. Help us to listen patiently. Let the heavens bless you for evermore and all the things you have made. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident. If you have already donated, we sincerely thank you. You are asked by God to so love this woman, that in your love she might find herself as God has created her, so beautiful and strong and brave and true, that the entire world might be blessed by the presence of a woman who shines so.
May their union on earth lead to that eternal union in which all the blessed be joined together, praising the Redeeming Blood of Jesus, the Lord. Aye, you shall be together even in the silent memory of God. We honor fire and ask that our their union be warm and glowing with love in their hearts. As the food we share will strengthen our bodies, may our time together strengthen the love that binds us. You have made the right decision, and God will bless you abundantly for this holy intention. God, we ask for your blessings upon this man and woman, as we celebrate this momentous occasion in their lives. Lord, help us to remain always in your love.
The Priest, with hands joined, calls upon those present to pray: Option A 73 Dear brothers and sisters, let us humbly pray to the Lord that on these his servants, now married in Christ, he may mercifully pour out the blessing of his grace and make of one heart in love by the Sacrament of Christ's Body and Blood those he has joined by a holy covenant. Browse the list below to find traditional prayers of the Catholic faith, prayers of intercession, devotions to Mary and more. As I dress, let me wear the armor you've provided daily: the helmet of salvation, the breastplate of righteousness, the shield of , the belt of truth, the shoes of peace, and the sword of the spirit—with prayer on my tongue: praise for you and petitions for those around me and those I meet. I seek for your mercy and blessing that you may allow us to spend the rest of our lives with each other. You Were Born Together You were born together, and together you shall be forevermore.
The good things, the bad things, the terrible things, the mundane things — all of it, all of the time, every day. Tap below to see prayers from other visitors to this site. May we have your vision as we soar above the everyday to glimpse the kingdom of heaven. Lord as they start out in married life help them to talk together — and to You… and help them to share their joys and sorrows with each other and to keep You at the centre of their marriage. We honor water to clean and soothe their relationship that it may never thirst for love. This poem describes in detail what love is, and what love isnt. May you find peacefulness and beauty, challenge, and satisfaction, humor and insight, healing and renewal, love and wisdom, as in a quiet heart.
Knit them together we pray, in love and unity, and be their ever present support in times of joy as well as sorrow, in prosperity as well as lack — in sickness as well as in health and provide for all the needs and necessities of life… throughout the course of their marriage together. May the sun shine warm upon your face, The rains fall soft upon your fields. You are the one that makes the impossibilities possible! True love activates this inner being, filling us with warmth and light. No ceremony can create your marriage. We ask this in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Gifts of hope and laughter, focus and seriousness of purpose.
Be with them on this joyous occasion as two become one, and be with us, their witnesses, as we rejoice in what is said and witnessed here. Blessing on Anniversaries 1 When the household and friends have gathered, all make the sign of the cross. Sometimes it is so difficult to admit weakness or fear, but we need to be able to talk to someone—and of all people, it should be our spouse. But the greatest of these is Love. The leader greets those present in the following words: Blessed be the God of all consolation, who has shown us his great mercy.
They include many of the best known Catholic prayers such as The Lord's Prayer, Hail Mary, and Apostles' Creed. The parents may give a Bible or crucifix to the one who is to be married. And now — let us affirm these things in an awareness that we are in the living, loving indwelling presence of God. Give me the light of Your grace, that I may decide wisely concerning the person who is to be my partner through life. Williams, have served in Christian ministry since 2001.
Check out the links below for some of the best prayer resources and experiences that you can share with your spouse. May she know, from now on, that there is one on whose love she can depend on forever. It is not jealous, love is not pompous, it is not inflated, it is not rude, it does not seek its own interests, it is not quick-tempered, it does not brood over injury, it does not rejoice over wrongdoing but rejoices with the truth. We thank you for this place in which we dwell, for the love that unites us, for the peace accorded us this day, for the hope with which we expect the morrow, for the health, the work, the food, and the bright skies that make our lives delightful; for our friends in all parts of the earth. When everyone has gathered at table and the meal is ready to be served, all make the sign of the cross.
Bind them together with cords that cannot be broken. Let all their days together be happy and all their words to each other be sweet. Listen to the words of the first Letter of St. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Lord, may You be the lifted-up in their lives and in their home, so that in the days that lie ahead the precious bond of marriage may be strengthened and their love for each other and for You, grow and blossom - as together they seek to have their lives enriched with Your presence. Bind them together with love.
God has set them among us as a sign of his love and through the years they have remained faithful and have fulfilled their responsibilities as parents. She and her husband, Dr. May sincerity of this resolution give you both strength to fulfill your duties towards yourself and others. And even loved in spite of ourselves. Guide us wherever we go. May they be blessed with kindness, to enable them to nurture and care for one another in times of pain or sorrow.