The Office of the Chaplain United States House of Representatives

Reverend Patrick J. Conroy, S.J.

AL

Date of Prayer: 11/27/2018

Opening Prayer Given by the Guest Chaplain:

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

You have blessed us with all good gifts, and this past week, with thankful hearts, we gathered with family and loved ones throughout this great land to celebrate our blessings together.

Bless the newly elected Members of the 116th Congress who resume their orientation on Capitol Hill. Give them calm and confidence as they prepare for a new role as servants of our Nation's citizens.

Bless the Members of the people's House who have been entrusted with the privilege to serve our Nation and all Americans in their need. Grant them to work together in respect and affection, faithful in the responsibilities they have been given.

As the end of the 115th Congress approaches, bestow upon them the gifts of wisdom and discernment, that in their actions, they will do
justice, love with mercy, and walk humbly with You.

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

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