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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: friendship

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“The heart understands the heart. As yours was speaking in your letter, mine understood its language.”

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“I fully enter into your difficulties, this is the same as telling you that I suffer with you. Need I tell you that I pray for you?”

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“You do well to pray for me. Ask for me especially the grace of a good death.”

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“Mon Dieu! How happy I should be if I could see you become some day what you ought to be!”

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“To write requires time; but to love, to cherish, to pray for, through that desire we have for the happiness of our friends, time is not needed.”

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“I am going to offer my prayers for you, so that the Holy Spirit will inspire and guide you.”

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“For me in particular [Sister Saint Francis Xavier] was a friend that one does not lose twice in a lifetime. She filled the void left in so many instances by my failures.”

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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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“...give a little pleasure to your poor Mother Theodore, who loves you so much, and who would like to see you perfect, but who is very far from being perfect herself.”

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“Speak to them with respect and they will respect you and will respect themselves.”

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“It will always be a need for me to open my heart to you.”

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“Be joyful, amiable toward each other. Have nothing on your conscience to trouble you.”

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Quote of the day

July 21
“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!"”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin