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We can all use a little help with prayer sometimes. The Sisters of Providence hope to help inspire you! Whether it's the perfect Saint Mother Theodore Guerin quote or a prayer written by a Sister of Providence, let the right words bring Providence into your life. Browse the prayers below or if you're looking for something specific, use the “Topics” search in the search area.

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“It was all over for us, if the Lord had not come to our aid.”

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“...I have paid more than sixty thousand francs (on the motherhouse), besides supplying the wants of the one hundred and thirty persons who compose our family. How, are we not daughters of Providence?”

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“Besides the admirable union that exists between persons of different nationalities, of dispositions so opposite, some well informed, others without education, there is also...a great spirit of faith, of piety and a confidence in God which goes as far, I believe, as it can go.”

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“Come to Saint Mary's...to give me the consolation of seeing you all, fervent and united, which is the greatest happiness that I can have in this world.”

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“If all but understood the power of that one word charity; how it unites and binds and welds together.”

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“So true is it that misfortune binds hearts together.”

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“To God alone be the glory of our labors, and to you, dear friends, the recompense on account of the assistance you will give us.”

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“Try to bear everything from others without making them bear anything from you.”

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“My heart feels the need of sharing with you both its joys and griefs.”

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“You may have to wait longer than you would like, you may have to bear privations; but, bear and forbear.”

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“Believe me ... always and everywhere you will find people who will try your patience and you yourself will try theirs.”

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“The manners, the customs, and usages here are so different from ours that they will appear extraordinary.”

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Quote of the day

September 17
“The principal thing right now is to keep your heart uplifted...Love God with all our heart.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin