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Prayer Service
Prayer Service on the Occasion of the Opening of the Sixty-sixth Session of the United Nations General Assembly
Monday, September 12, 2011  
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PRELUDE
Sonata in C, Op. 65, No. 2
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809–1847)
I. Grave; Adagio 
II. Allegro maestoso e vivace
III. Fuga
 
THE PROCESSION


HYMN


GREETING 


WELCOME
THE REVEREND ROBERT J. ROBBINS
Pastor, Church of the Holy Family
Director, Archdiocesan Commission on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs


REMARKS
HIS EXCELLENCY, THE MOST REVEREND FRANCIS A. CHULLIKATT
Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations


PRAYER


READING
1Timothy 2,1-5a


CHORAL MEDITATION
Psalm 37:32–33
Anton Bruckner (1824–1896)


MESSAGE OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF NEW YORK
HIS EXCELLENCY, THE MOST REVEREND DENNIS J. SULLIVAN
Auxiliary Bishop of New York


ORDER FOR THE BLESSING OF THE IMAGE OF
HIS HOLINESS, BLESSED POPE JOHN PAUL II
INVITATION TO PRAYER

PRAYER OF BLESSING


SONG OF THANKSGIVING
Psalm 96:1–3, 7–9
Musical Setting by Paul Manz (1919–2009)


REMARKS
HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. BAN KI-MOON
Secretary-General of the United Nations


PRAYERS OF PETITION


CHORAL BENEDICTION
Peter Christian Lutkin (1858–1931)


DISMISSAL


VOLUNTARY
Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 549
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

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