Gov. Perry Declares Days of Prayer for Rain in Texas
AUSTIN Gov. Rick Perry has proclaimed the three-day period from Friday,
April 22, to Sunday, April 24, as Days of Prayer for Rain in the State of
Texas, following extreme drought conditions that have sparked dangerous
wildfires across the state, which have taken lives, engulfed more than 1.8
million acres and destroyed nearly 400 homes.
³Throughout our history, both as a state and as individuals, Texans have
been strengthened, assured and lifted up through prayer,² Gov. Perry said.
³It is fitting that Texans should join together in prayer to humbly seek an
end to this ongoing drought and these devastating wildfires, and for the
safety of the brave firefighters and emergency management officials who have
worked tirelessly to protect lives and property around the state.²
Gov. Perry urges Texans of all faiths and religious traditions to offer
prayer for the healing of the land, rebuilding of communities and the
restoration of our normal and robust way of life in Texas.
To view the proclamation, please visit
Your Opinions and Comments
Be the first to comment on this story!
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Breaking News Archives
Firefighters manage to contain house fire (February 28, 2015)
$5,000 Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive From Laredo (February 23, 2015)
Most wanted fugitive arrested in San Antonio (February 23, 2015)
TxDOT issues weather warning for north and west Texas (February 22, 2015)
Update: Joseph Sullivan of Houston, TX has been found (February 18, 2015)
Driver dies in Karnes County crash (February 17, 2015)
Fatal accident closes U.S. 181 in Hobson (February 17, 2015)
Texas considers relaxing gun laws (February 13, 2015)
Truck crash, fire shut down SH 123 near Kosciusko (February 11, 2015)
$5,000 reward offered for most wanted fugitive with Houston, San Antonio ties (February 10, 2015)
Overturned tanker shuts down stretch of S.H. 80 (February 5, 2015)
Bexar deputies seek murder suspect (February 3, 2015)
OWL PROWL rescheduled for Feb. 6 (February 3, 2015)
Police charge La Vernia teacher with inappropriate relationship (February 2, 2015)
Following a LVISD story (February 1, 2015)