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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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“Obtain for me that my death may not be an unprovided one and that I may always be ready to say to the Lord when he calls, "My God, here I am."”

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“It is truly sublime to be devoted to the service of our neighbor, to cooperate so intimately with our blessed Lord in the work for which [God] laid down [God's] life. But we must not think it an easy task.”

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“If we love Our Lord with our whole heart, if we serve [God] faithfully, we shall be happy even in this life.”

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“There is much life in a worn-out body when God sustains it.”

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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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“I have confidence in the future. The one who took up our defense will protect us again. [God's] arm is not shortened.”

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“Now from the very spot I say to you before God that there is nothing to fear and everything to hope.”

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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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“Her [Sister Saint Francis Xavier] example animates and confounds me. I am near her in the chapel distracted with temporalities and business, and I see her lost in God and melting with love for our Lord.”

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“Cities and provinces disappear like individuals. God alone remains. Let us attach ourselves to [God] with all our hearts and [God] will take care of us...”

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“Have confidence in the Providence that so far has never failed us.”

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“In short, when you have committed a fault, disavow it before God; ask [God's] pardon, promise to do better in the future. Make a good act of love, and after that, go your way as though nothing had happened.”

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Quote of the day

February 8
“Do not forget our needs when in prayer, I entreat you.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin