We Give Thanks for Those Who Protect and Serve.
James Montgomery Lt. Col. Michael Rasback, USAF Tim Sechrist
Anthony Sloan, USN Brennan Sullivan Michael Sweeney, USMC
Ian Forbes Terrance Foster Christopher Fry
Charles M. Gallagher Emily Hannigan Nicholas Huozda
Staff Sgt Chris Kinne,USAF Matthew J. Loheide
Tim Anderlonis, USMC George Barbine Joseph Barbine
Aracelis Mari Caceres Michael Dixon Billy Farmer.
Blessed Virgin Mary Church
Prayer for Firefighters, Police Officers and EMTs
Lord, God of Mercy, we gather today to give thanks
for the firefighters, police officers and EMTs of our local community.
Send down Your blessings on these, Your servants,
who so generously devote themselves to helping others.
Grant them courage when they are afraid,
wisdom when they have to make quick decisions,
strength when they are weary,
and compassion in all their work.
When the alarm sounds, and they are called to aid both friend and stranger,
let them faithfully serve You in their neighbor,
and keep them safe.