PRAYER AFTER BREAKFAST OR THE NOON MEAL
Through the prayers of our holy fathers, O Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on us Amen. [bow]
It is truly meet to bless thee, the Theotokos, ever-blessed and most blameless and Mother of our God. More honorable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more glorious than the Seraphim, who without corruption gavest birth to God the Word, the very Theotokos, thee do we magnify. [bow]
Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, both now and ever, and unto the ages of ages. Amen. [bow]
Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.
Lord, bless. [bow]
O Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, for the sake of the prayers of Thy most pure Mother and all the saints, have mercy on us. Amen.[bow]
Another prayer after the meal:
We thank Thee, O Christ our God, that Thou hast satisfied us with Thine earthly gifts; deprive us not of Thy heavenly Kingdom, but as Thou camest among Thy disciples, O Saviour, and gavest them peace, come to us and save us.
[And twelve bows, saying the Jesus Prayer. Then, having thanked those who prepared the meal, say:
God be merciful to me, a sinner. [bow]
Thou hast created me; Lord, have mercy on me. [bow]
I have sinned immeasurably; Lord, have mercy and forgive me a sinner. [bow]
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