May Your Gifts Be Our Refreshment

Bless, O Lord, your gifts
which we are about to receive
from your goodness.

May your gifts, O Lord,
be our refreshment,
and your grace our comfort;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Source: Gelasian Sacramentary

Source of this version: Freely modified from  Ancient Collects, and Other Prayers, ed. William Bright, 1902, p. 175 #2

Graphic, Gelasian Sacramentary, from



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Lutheran pastor and musician serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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