Skip to comments.Spiritual Guidance for A Fallen Leader
Posted on 03/26/2005 12:31:44 PM PST by eccm
It started with a faxed note to then-Gov. John G. Rowland's office, an invitation to prayer in the days following the December 2003 press conference in which he lied about improvements to his Litchfield cottage.
"I just felt really bad for him. ...I hate to see anyone in the public eye under that kind of pressure," recalled the Rev. Will Marotti, pastor of the evangelical New Life Church in Meriden. "So I said, `If you're interested in getting together for prayer, I'm available.' No strings attached. No media. Wasn't looking for a photo op. Just prayer."
Rowland accepted, and the new friendship between the two Connecticut men with Roman Catholic roots soon developed into a relationship of a parishioner and his spiritual counselor.
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