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Malone to deliver Senate invocation on Wednesday

  By Robert J. McCarthy

   Bishop Richard J. Malone, leader of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, will be part of the State Legislataure's opening ceremonies Wednesday when he delivers the invocation at the opening session of the Senate.
   Sen. Mark J. Grisanti, R-Buffalo, invited Malone to offer the invocation.
   "It is a great honor that we have Bishop Malone, from Western New York to perform the invocation in Albany for opening day of the State Senate," Grisanti said. "I am humbled and thankful to the bishop that he accepted my invitation to join us in Albany to address my colleagues as we prepare for another productive year in our state capital."
    Malone said he considered the opportunity offered by Grisanti an "honor."

 

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