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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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“If ever this poor little Community becomes settled, it will be established on the cross; and that is what gives me confidence and makes me hope, sometimes even against hope.”

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“Finally we prayed for all, for we had the confidence of being heard. O yes, [God] heard our prayers, the sighs of our hearts...”

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“Do not press matters; be patient, be trustful.”

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“May God's holy will be done! This is what we must come back to under all circumstances, and this is what we must start out with - "Thy will be done on Earth as it is in heaven!"”

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“As I said before, love caused her death. Love broke the bonds that held her soul captive. What a death! Oh, no, not death, but rather the beginning of life - and what a life!”

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“Love all in God and for God, and all will be well.”

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“How many times have I said the same prayer!”

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“As for myself, I am full of confidence; the good God will still come to our assistance, for "there is no imperfection in [God's] works."”

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“It was all over for us, if the Lord had not come to our aid.”

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“Let us take courage, my very dear Sisters; the Cross, it is true, awaits us at every turn, but it is the way to heaven.”

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“Besides the admirable union that exists between persons of different nationalities, of dispositions so opposite, some well informed, others without education, there is also...a great spirit of faith, of piety and a confidence in God which goes as far, I believe, as it can go.”

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“When we had left our country and all that was dear to us... We found waiting for us in a poor log cabin our God, our ALL.”

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Quote of the day

December 7
“... we have wandered so far away from the center of our souls where [Jesus] waits for us.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin