Reverend Gene Hemrick
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
Date of Prayer: 01/25/2016
Opening Prayer Given by the Guest Chaplain:
Heavenly Father, in our Library of Congress, a beautiful lunette containing the words of Psalm 4 remind us of an enriching lifelong pursuit: "Wisdom is the principal thing. Therefore, get wisdom, and with all thy getting, get understanding."
In present times that are transitioning from a pre–technological age to a technological age at a torrid pace, we pray, Lord: Bless this Congress with the wisdom and understanding needed to effectively meet our post–modern challenges.
May its legacy be a nation that has blessed us and future generations with the beauty, goodness, and wholesome progress God intends for our world.
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