Five years ago, we were all in a state of disbelief and confusion after the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, as well as the plane crash in that Pennsylvania field.
I lost one of my professional colleagues, Margaret Orloske, who was a librarian in the World Trade Center.Let us start with a moment of silent reflection, each in our own tradition, to remember those who died that day.
Dear Lord, we gather in safety each week to enjoy the friendship of Rotary as we try to make this world a better place for ourselves and those who will follow us. Bless this food and the hands who made it. Bless us as we try to do your work in Bridgeport and the world.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
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At the Bridgeport Rotary meeting today, I was called upon to give the invocation. Here is what I said: