From the Congressional Record Online through GPO
The PRESIDING OFFICER. Today's prayer will be offered by our guest
Chaplain, Father Patrick J. Conroy, the Chaplain of the U.S. House of
The guest Chaplain offered the following prayer:
Let us pray.
Eternal Lord God, we are astounded by the bountiful flow of Your
blessings. We thank You for the gift of this day that we receive from
Your generous bounty.
Inspire our lawmakers to use these precious hours and minutes for
Your glory. Help them to understand that when they have an awareness of
the brevity of their days on Earth, it will provide them with hearts of
Bless also and strengthen the many staffers who provide the wind
beneath the wings of our leaders.
We pray in Your Holy Name.