The Office of the Chaplain United States House of Representatives

Reverend Vincent DeRosa

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
Washington, DC

Date of Prayer: 08/25/2017

Opening Prayer Given by the Guest Chaplain:

Lord God, we praise You, who rule all things. We thank You for another day and another opportunity to serve You in our citizens. We ask Your forgiveness for past failings, whether by act or omission.

We intercede for this venerable House: grant the strength required to be humble before the necessities of our people, especially those most
in need.

May Your strong hand be our defense, Your mercy our salvation, Your truth our guide, and Your grace our comfort, so that we may all along and at last be faithful to our mission.


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