Sevenfold blessing & Signing of Contract

SEVENFOLD BLESSING

Priest:  LIAM and GRACE, now that you have received the Holy Sacrament of Matrimony, I admonished you to remain faithful to one another.

Grace, love your husband and be a good housewife, persevere in faith and love and holiness.

Liam, love your wife as Christ love His Church and live with her in the holy fear of the Lord.

Priest:  The Lord be with you.

All:  And with your spirit.

Priest:  May the Lord bless you by the word of His mouth.

All:  Amen.

Priest:  May He unite your hearts in an enduring bond of your pure love.

All:  Amen.

Priest:  May He blessed in your children, and may the love that you lavish on them be returned a hundredfold.

All:  Amen.

Priest:  May the peace of Christ dwell always in your hearts and in your home, may you have true friends to stand by you, both in joy and in sorrow.

All:  Amen.

Priest:  May you be ready with the help and consolation of all those who come to you in need, and may the blessing promised to the compassion descend in abundance on your house.

All:  Amen.

Priest:  May you be blessed in your work and enjoy its fruits.  May care never cause you distress, now the desire of earthly possessions lead you astray, but may heart's concern be always for the treasure laid up for you in the life of heaven.

All:  Amen.

Priest:  May the Lord grant you fullness of years, so that you may reap the harvest of a good life and you have served him with loyalty in his Kingdom on earth, may he take you into His eternal dominions in heaven.

All:  Amen.

Priest:  And may Almighty God bless you all, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

All:  Amen.

Priest:  The celebration has been offered.  Go in peace to love and serve the Lord.

All:  Thanks be to God.

Final Song.

ONE LOVE

One love, one life
One dream forever
One love, for one life
Till death do us part
Till death do us part.

SIGNING OF CONTRACT

Priest:  Ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you 

MR. and MRS. WILIAM JOSEPH ANTHONY HEVEHAN



Liam, You may now kiss your bride.