Graces

Thanks to All our Contributors

This list of Graces which may be considered suitable for use at a Masonic festive board is gratefully published on behalf of those Freemasons who took the time and contemplation to create them. In some cases we do not know the name of the author and in others we do not know where they came from or who owns copyright. If you can furnish us with that information we will gladly update our website. contact us for more information.

Mainly submitted by W.Bro. David Shimmings to whom we are very grateful.


 

Start of Grace – First Line
Author or Source
Link to poem
1 God Bless our meat

George Bellin c1565

Link to G1
2 Heap high the social board

Good Companions Lodge

Link to G2
3 The Selkirk Grace Robbie Burns – Selkirk Grace Link to G3
4 We thank Thee, Architect above Annon Link to G4
5 For every cup and plateful Annn – The shortest grace Link to G5
6 Whatever we eat is of God Annon Link to G6
7
Thou who has given us so much

Annon Link to G7
8 Blessed by Thou Annon – Hebrew prayer Link to G8
9 Let us with a gladsome mind John Milton 1608 – 74 Link to G9
10 Thou O’Lord Annon Link to G10
11 May the blessing of Heaven Annon Link to G11
12 We Bless Thee, Lord Annon- Rotary grace Link to G12
13 Bless us O’ Lord Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G13
14 We Praise Thee, O God Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G14
15 Bless Our House (Danish) Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G15
16 For these and all Thy mercies (1545) Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G16
17 Let us be thankful for whatever Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G17
18 Lord Bless our Meal Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G18
19 God Our Father Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G19
20 Praise be Thee Lord our God Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G20
21 For food in a World where (Canada) Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G21
22 God Save the King Spoken by Nelson October 1805 Link to G22
23 Bendic Nobis Winchester College Link to G23
24 For food and drink and friendship Bro. Robert Runcie Link to G24
25 Give us grace, O’ Lord Saint Thomas of Assisi Link to G25
26 May God bless this meat French grace Link to G26
27 God bless our meal Bishop Iremonger 1540 Link to G27
28 Almighty God, our Heavenly Father Good Companions Lodge Link to G28
29 Though who kindly dost provide Robie Burns – Submitted Bro.Alan Seath Link to G29
30 Thou, in whom we live and move, Robie Burns – Submitted Bro.Alan Seath Link to G30
31 Heavenly Architect Divine,

George Fox: Ormerod Lodge 5713

Link to G31
32 Good food, Good Wine,

Humorous grace – Submitted Bro. DS

Link to G32
33 May the Great Architect Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G33
34 For these and all his benefits Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G34
35 Benedictus, Benedicat (1) Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G35
36 Benedicto, Benedictur Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G36
37 Great Artificer of the Universe (1) Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G37
38 Great Artificer of the Universe (2) Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G38
39 Benedic, Domine, nos Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G39
40 From the sin of gluttony Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G40
41 Benedictus Benedicat (2) Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G41
42 To God who gives our Daily Bread Book of Graces – Submitted Bro. DS Link to G42
43 This happy meal Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G43
44 Almighty God, infinite in wisdom Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G44
45 Lord God, Great Architect Submitted by Bro. David Shimmings Link to G45

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