Bishop to lead prayer service for President Elect Obama

Communitywide, Interfaith Prayer Service for President-Elect Obama to be led by Bishop Clark

Bishop of Rochester Matthew Clark, with the participation of other religious leaders, will preside at a special community interfaith prayer service Jan. 19 at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park, on the eve of President-Elect Barack Obama’s inauguration. The prayer service will begin at 7 p.m.

Prayers and readings will be offered for the president-elect and all recently elected public officials. Internationally acclaimed baritone Derrick Smith will perform. Leaders of many faith groups and public officials are expected to attend.

All are welcome.