Prayers after Communion, and Blessing
This or another post-Communion prayer may be used,
Father, Almighty and Eternal God,may this Sacrament of Christ bring eternal healing of mind and body.We ask this in the name of Jesus the Lord.
Then we say together,
Almighty God,we thank you for feeding uswith the body and blood of your Son Jesus Christ.Through him we offer you our souls and bodiesto be a living sacrifice.Strengthen us in the power of your Spiritto live and work to your praise and glory. Amen.
If the minister is a priest (or a deacon) the celebration ends with a blessing in this form.
The Lord be with you.
And also with you.
A suitable blessing follows, ending with
...and the blessing of God almighty,the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit,be upon
and remain with
If an ordained minister is not present, the service ends with
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God,and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit,be with us all evermore. Amen.
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