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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: difficulty

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“My heart is so oppressed I no longer have the strength to pour out my soul.”

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“The cold freezes us to the bones. My nose and fingers are frozen. We ought to be accustomed to it, as for almost four months the ground has been icy and more or less deeply covered with snow.”

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“Indeed it is very difficult, and it requires an uncommon virtue, not to make others suffer when we suffer.”

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“I see you are entering the way of loving God and trying to keep close to [God], no matter who or what may rise against you.”

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“My duties have multiplied to such an extent that it is impossible for me to fulfill them. I feel keenly the need to share a burden which I can no longer carry alone.”

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“We were all very sick. When one was feeling a little better, she went to aid another, to hold the head of one who was a little sicker than herself. You never saw such a comedy.”

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“If one way does not succeed, try another.”

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“... In France it snows and freezes, but the cold is nothing compared to that of our forests... During these terrible periods of cold, showers sometimes fall of a singular sort like liquid peas in torrents.”

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“Let us take care not to become discouraged.”

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“O my dear daughters, how consoling is this mystery of the Eucharist! If we knew how to appreciate it, it would suffice to fortify and sustain us; is there anything sweeter than to have a friend to whom we may at any hour confide our difficulties and our pains?”

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Prayer for the Faces of our Grief

When my faith is shaken, please God, remind me of your love for me.
When I am lonely, help me to reach out and share my feelings with others.
When I am stuck in memories of the past, give me the graces I need to forgive and be forgiven.…

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Technology Wisdom Prayer

This prayer by Cathy Campbell asks guidance and peace among the multitude of information available to us from current technology sources.

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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