PRINTER'S NO.  4210

  

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA

  

HOUSE RESOLUTION

 

No.

922

Session of

2012

  

  

INTRODUCED BY CRUZ, YOUNGBLOOD, AUMENT, BROWNLEE, CALTAGIRONE, CUTLER, FLECK, GEIST, GINGRICH, HENNESSEY, JAMES, LAWRENCE, MALONEY, MANN, MILLARD, PARKER, READSHAW, SONNEY, STABACK AND SWANGER, OCTOBER 15, 2012

  

  

INTRODUCED AS NONCONTROVERSIAL RESOLUTION UNDER RULE 35, OCTOBER 15, 2012  

  

  

  

A RESOLUTION

  

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Recognizing October 2012 as "Prayer Month" in Pennsylvania.

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WHEREAS, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania holds that all men

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have the right to worship according to the dictates of their

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consciences and no human authority can control or interfere with

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this right; and

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WHEREAS, With this right, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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designates October 2012 as Prayer Month for the purpose of

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setting aside time to pray; and

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WHEREAS, This event was not created for political reasons or

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to promote any other agenda except prayer; and

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WHEREAS, Prayer Month is designed to pray for leaders,

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communities, families, children and for one another; and

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WHEREAS, To millions of people across the world, prayer is

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recognized as the most important utterance for the benefit of

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humankind; and

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WHEREAS, With this recognition, prayer has aided many people

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throughout the history of this nation and Commonwealth when

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support and guidance were needed; and

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WHEREAS, Prayer Month is a time to ask for healing for

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ourselves and the nation; and

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WHEREAS, This special month is also a time to bring people

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together in true unity and to bring mutual trust, knowledge,

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justice and cooperation; and 

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WHEREAS, Prayer Month is an opportunity to fill our hearts

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with inspiration, gratitude and appreciation for all of our

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blessings; and

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WHEREAS, As we remain mindful of our blessings, we must also

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recognize the hunger and devastation of many that have suffered

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through tragedy; therefore be it 

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RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives declare October

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2012 as "Prayer Month" in Pennsylvania; and be it further 

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RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be transmitted to

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each church of the 180th Legislative District participating in

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the peace march on October 13, 2012.

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