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Topic: doing good

Prayer

Take good care (A child’s prayer)

Thank you for all the wonderful things
You have made:
The whole world, all the people
My home, my school, my friends, my pets.

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Speech

If I fail in speech,
I pray You will teach
me kind words to speak.

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Jesus the Breath of Life, our Hope: a nurse’s prayer during coronavirus

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.

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A Nurse’s Call

May we see and touch every patient as if it were you.

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A nurses’ prayer to be enough during COVID-19 pandemic

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.

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Prayer in this Time of Need

Heal those who are sick. Restore them to full health.

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Prayer for calling forth women of courage

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.

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February Black History Month prayer service

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

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Holy Wisdom

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…

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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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Quote

“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.”

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Quote

“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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Quote of the day

October 30
“A good spirit reigns in our house...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin