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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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“The tribulations which have afflicted our Community have produced very precious fruits.”

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“Sometimes I am disheartened with this country that I feel as if I were carrying on my shoulders the weight of its highest mountains and in my heart all the thorns of its wilderness.”

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“We had but one dollar remaining... and we did not know where to get a cent for the want of the house. Still, how could I mistrust Divine Providence?”

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“Of late I scarcely knew which way to turn for money, but Providence came to our help.”

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“... the good God, while sending us crosses, has blessed us in a truly extraordinary manner.”

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“My very dear Daughters, journeys, an image of life, are usually accompanied by a host of unavoidable contradictions.”

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“All love one another tenderly, and this consolation is well calculated to support us in the pains we now suffer and in those which await us.”

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“When we are cold is not the time to keep away from the fire.”

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“... in order to attain the perfection to which you are called, a solid foundation is required.”

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“After all, our only support, our only strength is God.”

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“Oh! I would wish to suffer for you or at least alleviate your affliction. Be assured I do share it.”

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“What strength the soul draws from prayer! In the midst of a storm, how sweet is the calm it finds in the heart of Jesus.”

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Quote of the day

August 8
“Let not a cross look or a word vex you; no, nothing in the world is worth losing our peace for...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin