The Office of the Chaplain United States House of Representatives

Opening Prayer

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Reverend Patrick J. Conroy, S.J.

Eternal God, we give You thanks for giving us another day.

We thank You, once again, that we, Your creatures, can come before You and ask guidance for the men and women of the people's House.

There are many issues facing this Congress in these and coming days. Some are quite contentious; all are of importance to so many of our
citizens and residents.

Bless each Member with wisdom and insight into the many implications of their legislative actions so that all Americans rest assured that Your Spirit is at work in the business of the people's House.

Bless us this day and every day. May all that is done here be for Your greater honor and glory. Amen.