The Office of the Chaplain United States House of Representatives

Reverend Charles Sikorsky LC

Divine Mercy University
Arlington, VA

Date of Prayer: 12/20/2016

Opening Prayer Given by the Guest Chaplain:

Heavenly Father, we thank You for the many blessings You have bestowed on our Nation, and we ask You for Your continued providential care. May our citizens enjoy the blessings of freedom, peace, security, and brotherhood.

We pray for Your guidance and wisdom as we seek to build a more just and flourishing society and world founded on solidarity, subsidiarity, and the common good.

We ask You to bless this session and all of the important work that it entails. Help our legislators to proceed with concern for the dignity of every human person and respect for the responsibilities and obligations that come with the freedoms and the blessings that You have given us. May their work be motivated by the quest for justice and truth.

Finally, we pray for our citizens who are in distress and for the protection of the noble men and women of our military spread throughout the world.


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