The Office of the Chaplain United States House of Representatives

Reverend Eugene Counihan

Fernald Developmentally Handicapped Center
Waltham, MA

Sponsor: Rep. Rep. Marty Meehan, (D-MA)
Date of Prayer: 03/12/2003

One Minute Speech Given in Recognition of the Guest Chaplain:

none given;

Opening Prayer Given by the Guest Chaplain:

Almighty and eternal Father, we acknowledge Your presence among us this morning as we once again prepare to do Your work. We ask You to look kindly on our modest efforts so that what is accomplished at this session will be for the betterment of our great country and the desire for the peace and good will of all her people and our friends throughout the world.

We also ask You to let Your face smile upon each and every one who is present here this morning and to bless them and their families. We thank You for the great privilege of being present today and to grant that our efforts and accomplishments fulfill and reflect Your will and the hopes of all whom we strive to serve.

Finally, we ask You to continue to bless America. Amen.

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