×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Blessings and Prayers through the Year: A Resource for School and Parish
     

Blessings and Prayers through the Year: A Resource for School and Parish

by Elizabeth McMahon McMahon Jeep, Mary Beth Kunde-Anderson
 

ISBN-10: 1568543697

ISBN-13: 9781568543697

Pub. Date: 06/24/2005

Publisher: Liguori Publications

Blessings and Prayers through the Year provides prayers and blessings for the many occasions and needs that arise in both school and parish life. Included are two CDs, one with vocals to teach the songs and the other with musical accompaniment only. Also included are song pages with words and music. A valuable resource for Catholic schools, religious education

Overview

Blessings and Prayers through the Year provides prayers and blessings for the many occasions and needs that arise in both school and parish life. Included are two CDs, one with vocals to teach the songs and the other with musical accompaniment only. Also included are song pages with words and music. A valuable resource for Catholic schools, religious education programs and parishes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568543697
Publisher:
Liguori Publications
Publication date:
06/24/2005
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionv
About the Musicviii
Part 1The Seasons of the School and Parish Year
Autumn: September and October2
Meal Prayer for Autumn3
Prayer to Begin the School Year4
Blessing of the School6
Prayer for the Feast of the Birth of Mary - September 88
Blessing of the Cross - September 14, Feast of the Triumph of the Cross9
Prayer at the Autumn Equinox - September 20, 21, or 2211
Blessing of Flower Bulbs - September 29, Feast of Archangels - October 2, Memorial of Guardian Angels12
Blessing of Pets - October 4, Memorial of Saint Francis of Assisi14
The Rosary - October 7, Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary16
Harvest Time: November18
Meal Prayer for Harvest Time19
Blessing of the Harvest and Harvest Prayer Center20
Prayer at Halloween - October 31, The Eve of All Saints' Day21
Litany of the Saints - November 1, Solemnity of All Saints23
Prayer for All Souls' Day - November 225
Blessing of Musicians - November 22, Memorial of Saint Cecilia26
Prayers before Thanksgiving Day30
Prayer to Christ the King - Last Sunday before Advent33
Advent34
Meal Prayer for Advent35
Welcome to the Gospel of a New Year - Beginning of Advent36
Blessing of the Advent Wreath39
Prayer for the Advent Calendar41
Blessing of the Jesse Tree42
Blessing of the Stable during Advent44
Blessing of Tangerines - December 6, Memorial of Saint Nicholas45
Prayer for the Immaculate Conception - December 846
Prayer for Our Lady of Guadalupe - December 1247
Blessing of Pastries - December 13, Memorial of Saint Lucy49
Las Posadas - December 16-2450
The O Antiphons - December 17-2354
Prayer at the Winter Solstice - December 20, 21, or 2266
Blessing before Christmas Break68
Christmastime70
Meal Prayer for Christmastime71
Blessing of the Stable at Christmas72
Blessing for Kwanzaa - December 26-January 174
Blessing of New Year's Resolutions82
Blessing of New Year's Petitions83
Epiphany Journey with the Magi - Sunday after January 185
Epiphany Blessing of a Gathering Space87
Winter: January and February89
Meal Prayer for Wintertime90
Prayer of Thanksgiving during the Winter Season91
Prayer on Martin Luther King Day - Third Monday in January92
Prayer for Christian Unity - January 18-2594
Blessing of Candles - February 2, Feast of the Presentation of the Lord97
Blessing of Throats - February 3, Commemoration of Saint Blase101
Prayer for Our Lady of Lourdes - February 11103
Prayer for a Valentine's Day Celebration105
Early Spring: March107
Meal Prayer for Early Spring108
Prayers for Saint Patrick's Day - March 17109
Prayers for Saint Joseph's Day - March 19111
Prayer at the Spring Equinox - March 20, 21, or 22113
Prayers for the Solemnity of the Annunciation - March 25114
Prayer at Carnival and Mardi Gras, - Day before Ash Wednesday118
Farewell to the Alleluia - Last Gathering before Ash Wednesday119
Lent121
Meal Prayer for Lent122
The Preparation of Ashes123
Prayer for Ash Wednesday125
Blessing of the Lenten Prayer Center126
A Penitential Service128
Prayer for Placing Palm Branches in the Prayer Center132
Blessing before Easter Break133
Prayers for the Triduum135
Eastertime140
Meal Prayer for Eastertime141
Welcoming the Alleluia - First Gathering after Easter Break142
Blessing of the Easter Prayer Center144
Blessing of the Newly Initiated145
Blessing of Seeds and Seedlings, Sprouts and Blossoms - Rogation Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday before Ascension Thursday146
Prayer for Gardens and Growing Plants148
Prayer for the Solemnity of the Ascension149
Prayers for the Pentecost Novena151
Prayer for the Gifts of the Holy Spirit157
Late Spring: April and May158
Meal Prayer for Spring159
Prayer for the Earth on Earth Day - April 22160
May Procession with a Crowning of an Image of Mary164
Blessing of Mother's Day Gifts, - Second Sunday in May167
Prayer for Memorial Day - Last Monday in May168
Blessing before Summer Vacation170
Blessing and Farewell to the Classroom172
Summertime174
Meal Prayer for Summer175
Blessing for the End of Vacation Bible School176
Blessing for Father's Day - Third Sunday in June178
A Celebration of Holy Men on Father's Day179
Prayer for the Solemnity of John the Baptist - June 24181
Prayer to the Sacred Heart - Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus182
Prayer for Independence Day - July 4184
Prayers for the Solemnity of the Assumption - August 15185
A Celebration of Holy Women for Assumption Day187
Part 2Prayers for Special Times
Blessing for Birthdays191
Prayer for the Feast of a Patron Saint or Patron of the School or Parish192
Blessing of New Students195
Blessing of Graduating Students196
Farewell Blessing for a Friend Who Is Leaving198
Prayers for the Sick200
Prayers When a Person in the School Community Dies202
Prayer before Studying or Making a Presentation204
Prayer before an Examination204
Prayer before a Competition205
Blessing before and during a Class Trip205
Thanksgiving after a Journey206
Blessing of Food for Sharing206
Blessing of Gifts for Giving207
Prayer at a Time of Great Joy209
Prayer for Sad Days210
Prayer after an Argument211
Prayer for Peace212
Prayer for Universal Peace213
Prayer in Time of War, National Crisis, or Natural Disaster214
Prayer for Times of Crisis217
Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary in Times of Need218
Prayers for the Jewish People219
Prayers for the Muslim People223
Part 3Catholic Prayers
Sign of the Cross226
Lord's Prayer226
Doxology226
Apostles' Creed227
Come, Holy Spirit227
Act of Contrition228
The Hail Mary228
Angelus229
Magnificat230
The Memorare230
The Hail, Holy Queen231
The Rosary231
Songs233

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews