Chapter 28. Fourth Commandment: Strengthen Your Family • 385
A Blessing by Parents for Their Children
inexhaustible source of life and author of all good,
We bless and we thank you
for brightening our communion of love by your gift
Grant that our children will find in the life of this family
that they will strive always for what is right and good
and one day, by your grace,
reach their home in heaven. . . . Amen.
Book of Blessings
, no. 190
[Jesus] went down with [Mary and Joseph] and came to
Nazareth, and was obedient to them; and his mother kept all
these things in her heart.