[Congressional Record Volume 164, Number 5 (Tuesday, January 9, 2018)]
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The Chaplain, the Reverend Patrick J. Conroy, offered the following
Lord our God, we give You thanks for giving us another year.
At the beginning of this new session, surround us with Your Holy
Spirit. Encompass with Your power all the walls and the dome of this
building, truly a symbol to the world of inalienable rights and the
freedom of people.
Guide and protect Your elected servants in government and all who
work in this place. May all who visit here be treated with respect and
May the comings and goings of Your people be under the seal of Your
loving care, and may all our work be done for Your greater honor and