Father, Giver of life and source of all good, we thank you for the gift of our children who fill our life with much happiness and wonder.
We praise you for we know that each one of them is a blessing to be loved and to be nourished. May our children find in this family a real place to grow in love, peace and joy.
May they be inspired to live good Christian lives by the example we give them. As they grow and mature, grant that they may also have an increase faith, hope and love in you, the source and end of their being.