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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: discernment

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“It is astonishing that this remote solitude has been chosen for a novitiate and especially for an academy. All appearances are against it.”

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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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“Reflect seriously on what you desire to do; above all pray much that our dear Lord may make known to you what [God] wishes you to do.”

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“You know ... that the good God always makes use of nothing in order to accomplish something.”

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“Oh who would refuse a service to Jesus.”

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“I would not change my cross for any consolation that Our Lord might give me instead...”

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“It matters little whether we are in one place or another, provided we do the will of God.”

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“Souls everywhere are equally dear to our Lord, and we are determined to consecrate our life to them.”

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“...a tender charity has constantly existed among us. ... There... is the secret of our strength, the firm foundation of our prosperity, the source of our success.”

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“... beseech [God] for the light, the grace, the strength we need to do in all things [God's] will.”

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“This is the path traced by Providence. And I follow it.”

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“You yourselves know well, when you ardently desire to do something, though very fatiguing, nothing appears too difficult.”

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October 5
World Teacher's Day
“Love the children first, and then teach them.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin