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Merry Christmas Blessings

A strong list of merry Christmas blessings can help you feel more comfortable around Christmas card time during the holidays.

Do you know what makes a good Christmas blessing? Or what to say in a Christmas card? Let us help you in wishing your friends and family a Merry Christmas with these Christmas blessings and sayings.

You will find many types of holiday messages and celebratory blessings below. Just find one that you like, copy it word-for-word, or customize it with your personal touch, and drop it in your Christmas cards or social media posts.

These Christmas blessings are a great way to spread holiday cheer!

Merry Christmas Blessings.

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1.) To a joyful present and a well-remembered past. Best wishes for Happy Holidays and a magnificent New Year.

You're all so important to us.

2.) You’re all so important to us. Stay safe and stay happy this holiday season!

Holly and Jolly — Merry Christmas Blessings

3.) Have a cheerful, holly, jolly, and a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

True miracles of the season.

4.) May your Christmas be filled with the true miracles and meaning of this beautiful time.

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5.) Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.

Thinking of you with lots of love.

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May this festive season sparkle and shine.

6.) May this festive season sparkle and shine, may all of your wishes and dreams come true, and may you feel this happiness all year round. Merry Christmas!

7.) May you be filled with the wonder of Mary, the obedience of Joseph, the joy of the angels, the eagerness of the shepherds, the determination of the magi, and the peace of the Christ child. Almighty God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit bless you now and forever.
Ray Pritchard

8.) I wish you many blessings, happiness, and even more love for your Christmas time.

9.) May the closeness of friends, the comfort of home, and the unity of our nation, renew your spirits this festive season. Merry Christmas to your family.

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10.) Christmas is about spending time with family and friends. It’s about creating happy memories that will last a lifetime. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

11.) You make the stars shine brighter and the winter days warmer just by being in my life. Merry Christmas to my favorite person in the world.

12.) May this Christmas end the present year on a cheerful note and make way for a fresh and bright New Year. Here’s wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

13.) Wishing you peace, joy, and all the best this wonderful holiday has to offer. May this incredible time of giving and spending time with family bring you the joy that lasts throughout the year.

14.) Best wishes to you and your family this Christmas. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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15.) Thinking of you with lots of love at Christmas.

16.) At Christmas and always, what a blessing you are.

17.) May this holiday season be full of surprises and cheers, simply because you deserve the best.

18.) It’s friends like you that make this season so special and magical.

19.) Celebrate the wonder and the joy of the festive season. Merry Christmas!

20.) I hope you’re all making this a Christmas to remember!

21.) So grateful to have a friend like you at Christmas and all year long.

22.) Wishing you every happiness this holiday season and throughout the coming year.

23.) Thank you so much for all that you’ve done this year. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Religious Blessings For Christmas

24.) May your world be filled with warmth and good cheer this holy season; we wish you a joy-filled Christmas.

25.) May the joy and peace of Christmas be with you all through the New Year. Wishing you a season of blessings from heaven above.

26.) May God bless you with a festive, loving, and peaceful celebration this Christmas and all throughout the year.

27.) I wish you the unconditional love of God in all the dreams of your heart and your everyday prayers. Merry Christmas!

28.) Praying you to have a wonderful Christmas filled with moments you’ll always remember.

29.) Christmas is a special time to enjoy with all your loved ones, spreading divinity and cheer around; Merry Christmas, and a happy New Year!

Christmas With Family and Friends

30.) To all the people who are dear to me, I wish all of you nothing but the joy and happiness that this Christmas brings!

31.) Christmas is a feeling true friends share with laughter and love to show that they care.

32.) A silent night, a star above, a blessed gift of hope and love. A Merry Christmas to you and your whole family!

Heartfelt Christmas blessing.

33.) Best friends are to a friendship like Christmas is to the other celebrations: always on top. Have a merry one.

34.) Your friendship and your love is the best Christmas gift that I’ve gotten. Merry Christmas!

35.) Tis the season to wish one another joy and love, and peace. These are my wishes for you; Merry Christmas, our dear friends, and may you feel the love on this special day.

36.) Season’s Greetings from the family! Hope you all end the year on a bright note.

37.) Having you as my friend makes me feel as if it is Christmas every day. Merry Christmas!

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38.) Grateful to be blessed with such a wonderful family. Merry Christmas!

39.) Having a family like you is the best Christmas gift there ever could be.

40.) There is no greater gift this festive season than spending time with family all around the Christmas tree.

41.) May you feel all the love and joy I have for you throughout this festive season and all year round. Having you in my family brings me great joy.

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42.) Jesus is the reason for the season.

43.) Christmas is a time of year for remembrance.

44.) It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

45.) Wishing you the gift of love. The gift of peace. The gift of happiness.

46.) If kisses were snowflakes, I’d give you a blizzard.

47.) Warmest wishes for a wonderful holiday season!

48.) May the true spirit of Christmas shine in your heart.

49.) God bless us everyone! (A Christmas Carol)

Christmas Blessings Quotes

50.) Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
Alexander Smith

51.) Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.
Janice Maeditere

52.) The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity, and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world’s busy life and become more interested in people than in things.
Thomas S. Monson

53.) He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
Roy L. Smith

54.) Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.

55.) Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.
B. C. Forbes

56.) The only blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.
Helen Keller

57.) Peace on earth will come to stay when we live Christmas every day.
Helen Steiner Rice

58.) We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill

59.) May this season find you among those you love, sharing in the twin glories of generosity and gratitude. 
Oprah Winfrey

60.) I heard the bells on Christmas Day, and their old, familiar carols play. And wild and sweet, the words repeat, of peace on earth, goodwill to men!
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

61.) When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things, not the great occasions, give off the greatest glow of happiness.
Bob Hope

62.) The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
Burton Hills

Funny Christmas Wishes

63.) The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud for all to hear.

64.) Christmas is the only time of year in which one can sit in front of a dead tree and eat candy out of socks.

65.) When you stop believing in Santa Claus, you start to get clothes for Christmas.

66.) May your holiday be filled with hot cocoa and candy canes. 

Short Christmas Blessings Sayings

67.) Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Norman Vincent Peale

68.) Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more!’
Dr. Seuss

69.) Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.
Edna Ferber

70.) From Home to home, and heart to heart, from one place to another. The warmth and joy of Christmas bring us closer to each other.
Emily Matthews

71.) Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings, exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united.
Norman Vincent Peale

72.) Christmas is not a date. It is a state of mind.
Mary Ellen Chase

73.) Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.
Winston Churchill

Irish Christmas Blessings

74.) May you never forget what is worth remembering or remember what is best forgotten. The magic of Christmas lingers on, though childhood days have passed; upon the common round of life, a holy spell is cast.
Old Celtic Verse

75.) May joy and peace surround you, contentment latch your door, and happiness be with you and bless you evermore.
Gaelic Blessing

76.) The light of the Christmas star to you, the warmth of home and hearth to you, the cheer and goodwill of friends to you, the hope of a childlike heart to you, the joy of a thousand angels to you, the love of the Son, and God’s peace to you. May you be as contented as Christmas finds you all the year-round.
Old Irish Christmas Blessing

77.) This Christmas, may you have… walls for the wind, and a roof for the rain, and drinks beside the fire, laughter to cheer you, and those you love near you, and all that your heart may desire.
Christmas Wishes

78.) May you be blessed with the spirit of the season, which is peace, the gladness of the season, which is hope; and the heart of the season, which is love.
The Spirit of the Season Blessing

79.) May the virgin and her child lift your latch on Christmas night.
Lift Your Latch

80.) May the blessings of Christmas be with you, may the Christ child light your way, and may God’s holy angels guide you and keep you safe each day.
The Blessings of Christmas

81.) May peace and plenty be the first to lift the latch on your door, and happiness be guided to your home by the candle of Christmas. God’s blessing and peace be yours throughout this New Year.
The Candle of Christmas Blessing

Irish Christmas Prayers

82.) May peace and plenty be yours, For many a Christmas to come.

83.) God grant you lightness in your steps, A smile on every face you meet, Loved ones gathered at your hearth, And at your door, good friends to greet, A holy hymn upon your lips, A window candle burning bright, And may the Good Lord bless your heart, And come to dwell here Christmas night.

84.) May the good saints protect you and bless you today. And may trouble ignore you each step of the way. Christmas joy to you.

85.) Blessed be your holidays, Cozy be your hearth, Merry be your family, Peaceful be your hearts.

Notable Christmas Blessings

86.) At this Christmas, when Christ comes, will He find a warm heart? Mark the season of Advent by loving and serving others with God’s own love and concern.
Mother Teresa

87.) Somehow, not only for Christmas but all the long year through, The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you.
John Greenleaf Whittier

88.) Christmas reveals the immense love of God for humanity. From that flows also the enthusiasm, the hope of us Christians, that in our poverty, we know that we are loved, we are visited, accompanied by God.
Pope Francis

89.) Mankind is a great, an immense family… This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.
Pope John XXIII

Saints’ Christmas Blessings

90.) My prayer for you is that when Christ comes to you in Christmas, He may find in you a warm home, warm love like that of a heartful of love, like that of a simple shepherd who was the first one chosen to see Christ.
St. Teresa of Calcutta

91.) Arise, all ye nobles and peasants; Mary invites all, rich and poor, just and sinners, to enter the cave of Bethlehem, to adore and to kiss the feet of her newborn Son…Let us enter; let us not be afraid.
St. Alphonsus Liguori

92.) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through Him, and without him, nothing came to be.

What came to be through Him was life, and this life was the light of the human race; the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it…And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.
St. John the Apostle

Short Christmas Wishes

93.) Wishing you the blessings of the season.

94.) Here within the manger lies The One who made the starry skies. Merry Christmas, all.

95.) Christ is born. Glory to God in the Highest.

96.) Wishing you the blessing of faith and the peace of His love this Christmas and always.

97.) Arise, shine, for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. (Isaiah 60:1)

98.) May the true spirit of Christmas shine in your heart forever and light your path.

99.) May you experience the warmth of His love with you always. Have a merry Christmas.

100.) For unto us, a Child is born. Unto us, a Son is given. Have a blessed Christmas.

Celebrate the Season

These lines capture the spirit and celebration of the Christmas season. Share these blessings with your friends and family, and make your next Christmas the best you’ve ever had!

By Michael O’Halloran

Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.


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