May the souls of the faithful departed

This prayer is recited after meals, and at other times. It is a prayer for the holy souls in purgatory. It is a great act of kindness to pray for their relief. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen. Fidelium animae, per misericordiam Dei, requiescant in…

Prayer Before Meals

Learn the traditional Catholic prayer before meals in Latin. Click here to begin learning. Bless us, O Lord, and these thy gifts, which we are about to receive from thy bounty, through Christ our Lord. Amen. Benedic, Domine, nos et haec tua dona, quae de tua largitate sumus sumpturi, per Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen. So…