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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: doing good

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“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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“Without distinction of persons, do good to all for the love of God.”

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“If at any day we accomplish some good here, the glory will certainly be [God's] alone...”

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“We are not called upon to do all the good that is possible, but only that which we can do.”

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“Charity consists in loving sincerely persons whose inclinations are most opposed to ours, in pardoning those who injure us.”

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“The spirit of faith consists in doing our actions for God.”

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“...what does it matter what becomes of us, provided God's work be accomplished? God's work - ah, it will ever be accomplished.”

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“Make a good offering of all your actions to God in the morning, and then from time to time during the day; for instance, when the clock strikes...”

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“Be humble, like your Mother [Mary], devoted like her to the interests of God and your neighbor...”

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“Try, my daughter, never to perform your actions with crooked intentions.”

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“It is true that you have the practical faith since you daily perform many good works. But how are they done? What spirit animates you?”

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“Oh, how happy you would be if you could see all the good that your Daughters of the Woods are doing and the good spirit which animates them.”

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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