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Family Prayers from Birth to Death


"The Christian family is . . . where God's children learn to pray 'as the Church' and to persevere in prayer" (Catechism of the Catholic Church, no. 2685).  In addition to the prayer that frames each day, this section offers special blessings and prayers for important moments in the life of a family.  Whether in times of joy or times of grief, God is always with us.
~from Catholic Household Blessings and Prayers

Prayers and Blessings for Family Members

Blessings for the Household

Prayers during Sickness or Infirmity

Blessings and Prayers Before and After Birth or Adoption

Blessings during Childhood

Prayers Related to Marriage

Prayers for Death and Grieving

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