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Topic: family

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A Blessing on Our Homes

O Provident God, we ask that you bless and protect our homes and all who come and go from them. May our homes be filled with welcome for family and…

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Prayer to Our Lady of Providence

O God, whose ever-watchful Providence rules all things, we humbly implore you through the prayer of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the mother of your son, to remove from us whatever…

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A Parent’s Prayer to Our Lady of Providence

O Lady of Providence, my mother, surround the children God entrusted to me with your loving prayer. May God keep them safe in body, soul and mind.

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A Grandparent’s Prayer to Our Lady of Providence

O Lady of Providence, my mother.
Thank you for your steady faithful prayer
and support as I have raised the children
God entrusted to me.

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Our Lady of Providence, Queen of the Home

Woman of response whose initial “yes” set in motion the greatest possibility that could ever be; whose continuing “yes” fed a developing faith thoughout a lifetime of availability to God’s…

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Blessing for the family

Family is our connection with the past and future. It is the source of our beliefs and common values. We seek its spiritual health. Mary, you trusted your family to…

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A Death in the Family

Death saddens us because of the separation it causes. Our faith comforts us with the knowledge that we will be together in happiness again. Dear Lord, Sometimes it is hard…

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At a Time of Family Conflict

All families know conflict. How we handle our differences and to whom we turn determine whether, and how fast, our scars will heal. You know, God, we are not a…

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At a Time of Family Crisis

Loss of a job, an accident, difficulties with children are just a few of the challenges which bring tremendous stress to a family. We pray to make these occasions a…

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Joy at a New Birth

A baby is a new beginning, a hope for a better future. It is important to remember God’s role in helping us raise our children to lead good lives. Loving…

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At a Time of Illness

We pray for wellness, but we accept the reality of illness. In so doing, we come to a deeper understanding of suffering in our lives and a greater sensitivity to…

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For Freedom from Addictions

Drugs, alcohol and other addictions are tearing apart families, just as they tear apart our larger society. We ask that those we love see the way to their own liberation.…

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Quote of the day

September 17
“The principal thing right now is to keep your heart uplifted...Love God with all our heart.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin