Need some words of wisdom?
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.
Topic: doing good
Thank you for all the wonderful things
You have made:
The whole world, all the people
My home, my school, my friends, my pets.
If I fail in speech,
I pray You will teach
me kind words to speak.
May this layer of protection never be a separation of compassion.
With so many sick, help us to give quality when unable to give time.
May we see and touch every patient as if it were you.
Lord Jesus, You only have us,
to stand in for You. Make ours Your healing touch. Make ours the words You’d speak.
Make our outreach to families and loved ones the comfort and hope You’d give.
Let us be Your love.
Heal those who are sick. Restore them to full health.
God we thank you for the brave women who continue to come forward to serve you as Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
During Black History month, we raise up the memory of Black Americans whose lives inspire us to live our baptismal call to the fullest, and implore their intercession to blot out the sin of racism
Holy Wisdom Open my eyes to bask in your beauty. Open my mouth to speak tenderly. Open my heart to feel your unconditional love. Holy Wisdom May I be YOUR…
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…
“We can expect that our good works, our works of love and mercy and justice will abide. …they will last, remain. What a great promise! When we love, act justly, respond in mercy – it matters; it makes a difference; it bears a fruit that will endure.”
“Thoughts are swirling around in my head — actions and prayer around water, air, soil, children, women. But how to narrow all the possibilities into one meaningful prayer and one meaningful practice that will carry me through the days of Lent? This will take more quiet, more prayer, some conversation with a soul mate.”
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