Ancient, Baptism, Blessing

The Lorica Of St Fursa

The arms of God be around your shoulders, The touch of the Holy Spirit upon your head, The sign of Christ’s cross upon your forehead, The sound of the Holy Spirit in your ears. From The Lorica of St Fursa

Blessing, Work

Blessing: ‘Nowhere By Accident’ – Richard Halverson

You go nowhere by accident. Wherever you go, God is sending you. Wherever you are, God has put you there. God has a purpose in your being there. Christ lives in you and has something he wants to do through you where you are. Believe this and go in the grace and love and power of Jesus Christ. By Richard…


Blessing, School & Study

Blessing Of Place – Ffald-y-Brenin

Shine as the flame travels: Blessing Prayer We stand in the mighty Name of Jesus and bless you, (name of area), that you might prosper under the mighty hand of God. We bless you that justice and righteousness might take their proper place within your boundaries. We bless you that the favour of the Lord might rest upon you and…



Blessing Of Truth

May you understand the truth of how much the Father loves you, May you walk with Jesus the Truth and the Way, May the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of Truth, fill you with great joy as you serve in his world. Amen.   – Eunice Wallis – This blessing reflects on how the Holy Spirit ‘calls gathers and enlightens’ us!

Blessing, Creation, Peace

Deep Peace Blessing

Deep peace of the shining star to you, Deep peace of the running wave to you, Deep peace of the quiet earth to you, Deep joy of the leaping fire to you, Deep peace of the Son of Peace to you. – An adaptation of an old Celtic Blessing – By Sister Susan, Nada Hermitage, Colorado

Biblical, Blessing

The Ephesian Blessing

May God, out of his glorious riches, strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, May Christ dwell in your heart through faith. May you be rooted and established in love, May you have power, May you dwell with all the Lord’s holy people, May you grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the…


Ancient, Blessing, Daily

St Patrick’s Breastplate

Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ where I lie, Christ where I sit, Christ where I arise, Christ in the heart of everyone who thinks of me, Christ in the mouth of every one who speaks to me, Christ…


Blessing, Children

An Old Children’s Blessing

May the love of God our Father be in all our homes today: May the love of our lord Jesus keep our minds and hearts always: May his loving Holy Spirit guide and bless the ones I love, Mother, father, brothers, sisters, keep them safely in his love. Amen.

Blessing, Celtic

Traditional Gaelic Blessing

May the Everlasting Father take you In his own generous clasp, In his generous arm. May the Everlasting Father shield you East and west wherever you go.   – Source unknown.

Blessing, Celtic

May God Enfold You

May God enfold you: God to surround, God in your speaking, God in your thinking. God in your sleeping, God in your waking, God in your watching, God in your hoping. God in your life, God on your lips, God in your soul, God in your heart. God in your working, God in your rest. Father, Son and Holy Spirit,…


Blessing, Celtic

Blessing of Æthelwold of Winchester

May God the Father bless us, May Christ take care of us, May the Holy Spirit give light to us, all the days of our life. The Lord be our defender and keeper of body and soul, both now and for ever, to the ages of ages, Amen. – Æthelwold of Winchester 904-984AD

Blessing, Celtic, Journey & Travel

May The Road Rise Up To Meet You

May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.   – An Old Gaelic Traveller’s Blessing