Death Of A Loved One Quotes (402 quotes)
43 Irish Blessings for Funerals
Christ be with me, be after me, be before me, and be at my right and left hand. May everything I do be for Christ. God bless the corners of this house And be the lintel blessed. Bless the hearth, the table too And bless each place of rest. Bless each door that opens wide To stranger, kith and kin; Bless each shining window-pane That lets the sunshine in.
A group of women normally bathe the body and prepare their clothing. The deceased is normally viewed in the best home of the kitchen rather it be the living room or even kitchen. Additional traditions include the covering of mirrors, ceasing the time on clocks, and placing candles above the head. After the funeral, the Irish like to typically head to the pub. The following collection of Irish blessings for funerals can be shared during the time of the deceased celebration. Christ be with me, be after me, be before me, and be at my right and left hand. May everything I do be for Christ.
(See image for full quote) This would make a beautiful framed print or sign for any Old Gaelic blessing Gaelic Blessing, Old Irish Blessing, Best Friend Love.
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