Guest Chaplain Rev. Marcel Rainville

A Roman Catholic priest from Vermont delivered the daily prayer after the Senate was gaveled to order on Thursday. "We pray for these our elected officials," the Rev. Marcel Rainville prayed. "Guide them with good judgment in the exercise of their duties." Father Rainville was recommended for the role of guest chaplain by Sen. Bernie Sanders. "He is a kind and gentle human being and is much beloved in our state," the senator said of Father Rainville.