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Christening Poems

Here you can select a poem to have printed on your Christening candle. Type the number of the poem into the additional comments box on the Christening candle order page.

You can find personalised Christening candles by tapping here.

1.

You’ve been a special blessing

since the day that you arrived,

bringing so much happiness

and filling hearts with pride

and now that it’s your

Christening Day,

this brings a special prayer

that God will always keep

you in the shelter

of His care.

 

2.

Baby {Name} was created

by the hand of God above,

to give the world the sweetest

touch of tenderness and love,

and now that it’s {his / her}

Christening Day,

this brings a special prayer

that God will always keep

{him / her} in the shelter

of His care.

 

3.

May God grant you always,

a sunbeam to warm you

a moonbeam to charm you

a sheltering angel

so nothing can harm you.

laughter to cheer you

faithful friends near you

and whenever you pray

heaven to hear you.

 

4.

A small child

so precious and sweet,

has come into our lives

to make us complete

today is so special

in every which way

so let us enjoy

baby {Name’s}

special Christening Day.

  

5.

Lord, bless baby {Name}

who is brought to you today

and teach {his / her} precious little

feet to follow in your way.

Lord, bless {Name’s}

parents, too, and with

your loving care, grant

them all the happiness

a family can share.

 

6.

God bless little baby {Name}

on {his / her} happy Christening Day.

Guide {his / her} footsteps carefully

along {his / her} future way. God

grant {him / her} to grow in grace

in Christian faith and love

God fill {his / her} house with many

joys and blessings from above.

 

7.

For our little {boy / girl} {Name}

may sunshine fill your days

may rainbows lead your path in

life and angels sing your praise

may sadness never cloud your

day nor anger play a part may

goodness be your golden rule

with joy to fill your heart.

 

8.

As the droplets of

water are placed upon you,

you are wrapped in God's

precious love, may He bless,

guide and protect you, keeping

you safe, healthy and happy

from above. God bless little

baby {Name}.

 

9.

May Jesus,

who loves all children

bless this precious little {boy / girl}

with His love and grace

on this their special baptism day.


10.

{He’s / She’s} a little bit of sunshine

{he’s / she’s} a smile to light our days

{he / she} will steal our hearts and

keep them with {his / her} warm

endearing ways, {he’s / she’s} our

precious little {son / daughter} with

a sweetness from above who

will fill our years with laughter

and our lives with lots of love.

 

11.

Hello there little {fellow / miss}!

The good news is going ’round

that you’ve made a “happy landing”

and arrived all safe and sound

well this just comes to tell you

that you’re lucky as can be

to become the newest

member of so nice a family!

 

12.

Angel of God,

my guardian dear,

to whom God’s love

commits me here

ever this day,

be at my side

to light and guard,

to rule and guide

Amen.

 

13.

Welcome, precious little {Name},

so fresh from God above, baptised

today in Jesus’ name, held in His

arms of love. May angels guide

your tiny feet and bring you

smiles to wear, and may our

Heavenly Father always keep

you in His ever loving care.

 

14.

May angels guide you

on your journey in life

and sprinkle you with

their love and light, may

you have the gifts of

laughter and song and be

filled with dreams that

last all the days long.

 

15.

May God give you...

for every storm, a rainbow,

for every tear, a smile,

for every care, a promise,

and a blessing in each trial.

For every problem life sends,

a faithful friend to share,

for every sigh, a sweet song,

and an answer for each prayer.

 

16.

God bless baby {Name}

with heavenly gifts of

faith, hope and love,

with smiles to share

and friends who care

and guidance

from above.

 

17.

May you live and care

with kindness and grace

and know, within your soul,

courage and faith, you will

be wrapped in the warmth

of your family and friends

and the rays of God's love

will shine on you, without end.

 

18.

On this day of Baptism

may God, who loves us all,

smile lovingly upon {Name}

so innocent and small may

He guide this darling {boy / girl}

throughout the years ahead

as blessings light the pathway

where {his / her} tiny feet are led.

 

19.

Please God...

Grant little {Name} your

love as each new day appears,

grant {his / her} parents guidance and

wisdom throughout the years

smile down upon {his / her} Christening

and in Your loving way let

your presence gently bless

little {Name} on this day.

 

20.

This little tiny baby,

was sent from God above, to

fill our hearts with happiness,

and touch our lives with love,

He must have known, we’d

give our all, and always do

our best. To give our precious

baby love, and be grateful

and so blessed.

 

21.

Angel of the Heart.

You are the strength of the future

and the beauty of past memories.

You are Love and Light and Hope.

You are life’s sweetest gift an

unbelievable and precious

Miracle.

 

22.

A little bit of heaven drifted down

from above. A handful of happiness,

a heart full of love. The mystery of life, 

so sacred and sweet, the giver of joy

so deep and complete. Precious and

priceless, so loveable, too, the world's

sweetest miracle, baby {Name}, is you.

 

23.

May angels guide you on your

journey in life, and sprinkle you

with their love and light. May you

have the gifts of laughter and song,

and be filled with dreams that last

all the days long. May you live and

care with kindness and grace, and

know within your soul, courage

 and faith. You will be wrapped in

the warmth of your family and

 friends, and rays of love will

 shine on you without end.

 

24.

Blessings on little {Name},

sweet and fresh from Heaven above,

may {his / her} days be filled with beauty,

may {he / she} grow in truth and love.

Lord, bless tiny {Name}

who will make the world so fair

keep {his / her} precious little life

forever in Your care.

 

25.

May you know the gift of

friendship feel the sun upon your

face, may you win displaying dignity

and accept defeat with grace, may you

 marvel at the wonders of nature and

the earth, may you value education

and know your own true worth, may

you live and love with honesty and

do the thing that's right, may you

stand up for the helpless and sleep

in peace at night, may you thrive

upon a challenge and sing and

dance and laugh, may you know

the joy of parenthood and

follow your own path.

 

26.

You are the poem,

we dreamed of writing.

the masterpiece,

we longed to paint.

You are the shining star,

we reached for. In our

ever hopeful quest,

for life fulfilled,

you are our child.

Now with all things,

we are blessed.

 

27.

{Name} is an Angel

that flew down to earth,

{his / her} wings disappeared

at the time of {his / her} birth.

One look into {his / her} eyes

and we're never the same,

{he’s / she’s} a part of us now and

that part has a name.

{He’s / She’s} a part of our heart’s

A bond that won't sever,

our {Name} is our Angel,

we will love {him / her} forever.

 

28.

The Lord will always walk with

you, along life's blessed beach. His

Footprints there beside your own,

always within reach. Two sets

of footprints, side by side, from

dawn to setting sun. Yet there

may come a day my child, when

you'll see only one. But do not

think the Lord has left you,

nothing could be more wrong.

It's just that He has picked you up,

to carry you along.

 

29.

May all the blessings of our

Lord touch your life today.

may He send His little Angels

 to protect you on your way.

Such a miraculous gift, sent

from above. Someone so

precious to cherish and love.

May sunshine and moonbeams

dance over your head. As you

quietly slumber in your bed.

May good luck be with you

Wherever you go. And your

blessings outnumber the

shamrocks that grow.

 

30.

Dear God,

Bless this little {boy / girl}.

Guide {him / her} with your light.

Fill {his / her} life with joy and love

and make {his / her} future bright

Nurture {him / her} and comfort {him / her},

protect {him / her} day and night,

hold {him / her} close at heart

and keep {him / her} always

in your sight.

 

31.

Lord,

We bring this miracle to you

so fresh from heaven and ask

that you would hear our

prayers and share our joy

this day, pour your Holy Spirit

into {his / her} tiny heart and wrap

your loving arms around

this special {boy / girl}, may your

grace freely shine into {his / her}

precious life, and in all the

days ahead let {his / her} heart

rejoice in living as your own

forgiven child.

 

32.

A bit of faith, a heart so true,

you took that step, now born anew.

for you He suffered and He died,

now and forever at your side.

You heard the truth, chose to believe,

His Holy Spirit you'll receive.

Always let your faith abide,

and forever He will be your guide.

Call on His name in prayer each day,

For Jesus said...

"I Am The Way."

 

33.

Hail Mary, full of grace.

The Lord is with thee.

Blessed art thou amongst women,

and blessed is the fruit of thy womb,

 Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners, now and

 at the hour of our death,

Amen.

 

 

34.

Our Father,

who art in heaven,

hallowed be Thy name;

Thy kingdom come;

Thy will be done on earth

as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread;

and forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those who trespass against us;

and lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

Amen.

 

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