PRINTER'S NO.  3176

  

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA

  

HOUSE RESOLUTION

 

No.

609

Session of

2012

  

  

INTRODUCED BY CALTAGIRONE, READSHAW, GEORGE, SACCONE, YOUNGBLOOD, AUMENT, BAKER, BENNINGHOFF, BISHOP, BLOOM, BOBACK, BOYD, BROOKS, CAUSER, CLYMER, CONKLIN, CREIGHTON, CUTLER, DeLUCA, DiGIROLAMO, ELLIS, EVERETT, FLECK, GABLER, GEIST, GIBBONS, GINGRICH, GODSHALL, GOODMAN, HAHN, HARHAI, HARRIS, HENNESSEY, HICKERNELL, HORNAMAN, KAUFFMAN, F. KELLER, M. K. KELLER, KILLION, KOTIK, KULA, MAHONEY, MAJOR, MILLARD, MURT, PARKER, PICKETT, ROAE, ROCK, SCAVELLO, SCHRODER, STABACK, STEPHENS, STERN, STEVENSON, SWANGER, TALLMAN, TOEPEL, VEREB, VULAKOVICH, WATERS AND WATSON, MARCH 12, 2012

  

  

INTRODUCED AS NONCONTROVERSIAL RESOLUTION UNDER RULE 35, MARCH 12, 2012  

  

  

  

A RESOLUTION

  

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Recognizing May 3, 2012, as the "National Day of Prayer" in

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Pennsylvania.

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WHEREAS, The "National Day of Prayer" is a day set aside to

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pray for this nation; and

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WHEREAS, The designated day, the first Thursday of May,

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belongs to all citizens; and

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WHEREAS, This annual event was not created for political

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reasons or to promote any other agenda except prayer; and

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WHEREAS, The "National Day of Prayer" is designed for prayer

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for leaders, for communities, for families, for children and for

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one another; and

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WHEREAS, The "National Day of Prayer" is a day to ask for

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healing, to heal this nation and to bring people together in

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true unity; and

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WHEREAS, Prayer is regarded by millions as the most important

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utterance for the benefit of humankind; and

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WHEREAS, This nation was founded by single-minded men and

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women who sought wisdom through prayer; and

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WHEREAS, Prayer has aided many people throughout the history

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of this nation and this Commonwealth when support and guidance

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were needed; therefore be it

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RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives recognize May 3,

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2012, as the "National Day of Prayer" in Pennsylvania.

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