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Provident God, grant me the confidence in your love and care that Saint Mother Theodore had, so I too ‘may not give way to uneasiness about the future’ but ‘place myself gently into the hands of Providence,’ as I embrace present and future as evolving mystery. …
“I have debts at Paris and I do not know how to pay them. However, I am not too much discouraged. I see in all this the will of God, and I submit to it.”
“It seems that God wishes to render [God's] gifts still dearer to us by causing them to pass through your hands before reaching us.”
“...I have paid more than sixty thousand francs (on the motherhouse), besides supplying the wants of the one hundred and thirty persons who compose our family. How, are we not daughters of Providence?”
“We had but one dollar remaining... and we did not know where to get a cent for the want of the house. Still, how could I mistrust Divine Providence?”
“Of late I scarcely knew which way to turn for money, but Providence came to our help.”
“What would the material be without the spiritual?”
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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