From the Congressional Record Online through GPO
The Chaplain, Reverend Patrick J. Conroy, offered the following
Loving and gracious God, we give You thanks for giving us another
Help us this day to draw closer to You so that with Your spirit, and
aware of Your presence among us, we may all face the tasks of this day
with grace and confidence.
Bless the Members of the people's House as they return from a long
weekend back in their home districts.
With fascinating and rather dramatic political developments taking
place around the world, may we Americans remain all the more committed
to our constitutional form of government. May Your gifts of wisdom and
insight pour forth on this assembly, so that the wisdom of our Founders
might be further enhanced by the work being done in this place.
May all that is done this day be for Your greater honor and glory.