From the Congressional Record Online through GPO
The Chaplain, the Reverend Patrick J. Conroy, offered the following
Eternal God, we thank You for giving us another day.
Send Your spirit upon the Members of this people's House to encourage
them in their official tasks.
Assure them that in the fulfillment of their responsibilities, You
provide the grace to enable them to be faithful in their duties, and
the wisdom to be conscious of their obligations to fulfill them with
As the Congress looks to the upcoming holy celebrations of millions
of Americans, may they, and may we all, be mindful of Your love for us.
May we be faithful stewards not only of Your creation, but also Your
desire that all people would be free from whatever inhibits them to be
May all that is done this day be for Your greater honor and glory.