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by | Jan 1, 2011 | Advent and Christmas, Cake Decorating, Christmas 2010, Holidays | 7 comments

Prayer for a Blessing on the New Year

O sacred and adorable Trinity, hear our prayers on behalf of our holy Father the Pope, our Bishops, our clergy, and for all that are in authority over us. Bless, we beseech Thee, during the coming year, the whole Catholic Church; convert heretics and unbelievers; soften the hearts of sinners so that they may return to Thy friendship; give prosperity to our country and peace among the nations of the world; pour down Thy blessings upon our friends, relatives, and acquaintances, and upon our enemies, if we have any; assist the poor and the sick; have pity on the souls of those whom this year has taken from us; and do Thou be merciful to those who during the coming year will be summoned before Thy judgment seat. May all our actions be preceded by Thy inspirations and carried on by Thy assistance, so that all our prayers and works, having been begun in Thee, may likewise be ended through Thee.  Amen.

7 Comments

  1. Pamela

    Have a Blessed New Year!

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  2. Anonymous

    Jessica,
    Happy, Holy and Healthy New year. Thank you for all of your wonderful ideas. I had to finally ask, where did you get the Holy family statues that you have in your kitchen? It is just lovely!!!!God BLess!
    Maureen

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  3. Lori

    Happy New Year Jessica and family!

    Love your cake 🙂

    Lori

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  4. Tiffany

    This is a beautiful prayer. New Year blessings to you and your family, Jessica!

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  5. Anonymous

    Happy New Year!!! And if there is any of that cake left just send it our way! 😉

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  6. Anonymous

    Happy New Year to you and your family…I also would like to thank you for sharing your knowledge, talents and ideas. God will bless you for inspiring others and bringing them closer to Him.

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  7. Jessica Gordon

    Thank you everyone!

    Maureen ~ I actually found he Holy Family Statues at Costco this year. I love them!

    Reply

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