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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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Topic: daily life

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Community prayer

You are a remarkable piece of the puzzle of humanity. Let me fit you into the big picture according to my design.

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Prayer: Small blessings, big impact

Oh, God, it’s winter. I think of the small blessings of cold and chill, ice and snow, and how the season can have a big effect on my mood and…

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Place yourself gently

Provident God, grant me the confidence in your love and care that Saint Mother Theodore had, so I too ‘may not give way to uneasiness about the future’ but ‘place myself gently into the hands of Providence,’ as I embrace present and future as evolving mystery. …

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“Really, I am humiliated in seeing Sister St. Francis run in the way of perfection while I just drag along.”

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“How bountifully [God] provides for all our wants - I would even say for our pleasures!”

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“What have we to do in order to be saints? Nothing extraordinary; nothing more than what we do every day. Only do it for [God's] love...”

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“Do not meddle with what does not concern you.”

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“How magnificent is the setting sun, which found me every evening in the same spot like a faithful courier!”

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“Make a good offering of all your actions to God in the morning, and then from time to time during the day; for instance, when the clock strikes...”

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“Let not a cross look or a word vex you; no, nothing in the world is worth losing our peace for...”

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“We are always in fear about what we treasure.”

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“Do not press matters; be patient, be trustful.”

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Quote of the day

July 21
“May God's holy will be done! This is what we must come back to under all circumstances, and this is what we must start out with - "Thy will be done on Earth as it is in heaven!"”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin