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Groups gather in Bangor, Belfast as part of National Prayer Day

Posted May 03, 2012, at 5:36 p.m.
John Veilleux (from left), John Fleming, Paul Pimentel and Rosaire Veilleux express themselves in prayer as they join others along the Bangor Waterfront on Thursday, May 3, 2012 during the National Day of Prayer.
John Veilleux (from left), John Fleming, Paul Pimentel and Rosaire Veilleux express themselves in prayer as they join others along the Bangor Waterfront on Thursday, May 3, 2012 during the National Day of Prayer. Buy Photo
A coverless bible is held by a member of the clergy as prayers were offered to city officials, schools, armies and members of the fire department along the Bangor Waterfront on Thursday, May 3, 2012 as part of National Prayer Day.
A coverless bible is held by a member of the clergy as prayers were offered to city officials, schools, armies and members of the fire department along the Bangor Waterfront on Thursday, May 3, 2012 as part of National Prayer Day.
People pray as a group along the Bangor Waterfront on Thursday, May 3, 2012 as part of National Prayer Day.
People pray as a group along the Bangor Waterfront on Thursday, May 3, 2012 as part of National Prayer Day. Buy Photo
Kari Kurth of Bangor prays while holding her dog, Nulla, as she sits at the Bangor Waterfront on Thursday, May 3, 2012 as part of National Prayer Day.
Kari Kurth of Bangor prays while holding her dog, Nulla, as she sits at the Bangor Waterfront on Thursday, May 3, 2012 as part of National Prayer Day. Buy Photo
People pray as a group along the Bangor Waterfront on Thursday, May 3, 2012 as part of National Prayer Day.
People pray as a group along the Bangor Waterfront on Thursday, May 3, 2012 as part of National Prayer Day. Buy Photo
About 50 people gathered at noon Thursday, May 3, 2012 in Post Office Square in Belfast to bow their heads and take part in the National Day of Prayer.
About 50 people gathered at noon Thursday, May 3, 2012 in Post Office Square in Belfast to bow their heads and take part in the National Day of Prayer. Buy Photo

BANGOR, Maine — A group of people gathered along the Bangor Waterfront on Thursday to pray as part of National Prayer Day.

Prayers were offered to city officials, schools, armies and members of the fire department.

Another group gathered at noon in Post Office Square in Belfast.

About 50 people listened as ministers from around Waldo County took the podium for a few minutes and prayed for Israel, the persecuted, the imprisoned, those who use social services and others.

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