Mealtime Prayers Mealtime Prayers


At Breakfast

Before Breakfast:
Blessed is our God Who bestows upon us His rich gifts, always now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

After Breakfast:
Through the prayers of our holy fathers, Lord Jesus Christ our God have mercy on us and save us. Amen.


At Midday

Before the Midday Meal:
Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. Amen.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.

Through the prayers of our holy fathers, Lord Jesus Christ our God have mercy on us and save us. Amen.

After the Midday Meal:
We thank You, Christ our God, that You have filled us with Your earthly blessings; do not deprive us of Your heavenly Kingdom, but as You came in the midst of Your Disciples and gave them peace, so come to us and save us. Amen.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Lord, have mercy. (3)

Through the prayers of our holy fathers, Lord Jesus Christ our God have mercy on us and save us. Amen.
 

At Supper

Before Supper:
The poor shall eat and be filled, and those that seek the Lord shall praise Him; their hearts shall live to the ages of ages. Amen.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Lord, have mercy. (3)

Through the prayers of our holy fathers, Lord Jesus Christ our God have mercy on us and save us. Amen.

After Supper:
You have gladdened me, Lord, by Your deeds and I will rejoice in the works of Your hands. The light of Your countenance has shined upon us, Lord; You have given gladness to my heart. From the fruit of their works they shall be filled. In peace in the same place I shall lie down and sleep, for You alone, Lord, have made me dwell in hope.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Lord, have mercy. (3)

Through the prayers of our holy fathers, Lord Jesus Christ our God have mercy on us and save us. Amen.

Daily Prayer Daily Prayer


Existing One, Master, Lord God, Father Almighty, Worshipped One: it is truly just and right to the majesty of Your holiness that we should praise You, hymn You, bless You, worship You, give thanks to You, and glorify You, the only truly existing God; and to offer You our rational worship with a contrite heart and humble spirit, for You are He Who has graciously granted to us the knowledge of Your truth.         Divine Liturgy of Basil the Great

Please click below for links to Daily Prayers:

The Service of Prayer Upon Rising from Sleep  

The Service of Daily Midnight Prayer (Morning Prayer)   

Prayers at Table   

The Service of Small Compline (Evening Prayer)  

Akathist to the Theotokos  

Prayers in Preparation for Holy Communion  

The Preceding Evening  
The Following Day  
Thanksgiving Prayers After Holy Communion