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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: faith

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“Every evening at the same hour when the weather was calm, I went to go on deck and bless God for all the wonders of [God's] creation. I loved to consider the care of God's Providence which extends even to the little fishes.”

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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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“...if you protect us, the work we have undertaken for the glory of God will succeed, will prosper. Of this I feel almost certain.”

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“...we can rely on [God's] assistance - assistance of which we have now greater need than ever before...”

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“Let us always have in hand our lamps burning, that we may not be surprised.”

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“Peace of heart is superior to anything of which you may be deprived. Do not lose it then for nothing.”

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“The principal thing right now is to keep your heart uplifted...Love God with all our heart.”

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

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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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“How magnificent is the setting sun, which found me every evening in the same spot like a faithful courier!”

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“...I told her she had absolutely nothing to do but to place herself in the hands of God.”

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“...be assured that in leaving the past to the mercy of God and the future to [God's] Providence you will derive from your offering very great peace and very great consolation.”

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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