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To Mother Theodore and Companions
Fragile forerunners of ourselves, we thank you for your coming, Bearing sainted heroes’ names across the seas. You are a litany chanted down the years: Theodore, St. Vincent Ferrer, St.…
I’m throwing the unwanted scraps of my life here into the compost bin trusting that God can take what seems so useless and, amazingly, transform it into rich, dark soil…
A Prayer for the 175th Anniversary of the Sisters of Providence
Rooted for Tomorrow: A special prayer to celebrate 175 years of the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.
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…
Prayer for a New Year
Creator God, The wheel is turning, a new year beginning, reminding us of our place in time. We are part of this world you made, not as separate bits and…
Entrusting Myself to the Hands of Jesus
I’ve come to think that the only, the supreme, prayer we can offer up, during these hours when the road before us is shrouded in darkness, is that of our…
Prayer of Complete Trust
Do not look forward to the changes and chances of this life with fear. Rather, look to them with full confidence that, as they arise, God to whom you belong…
Sisters of Providence Litany of Nonviolence
Provident God, aware of our own brokenness, we ask the gift of courage to identify how and where we are in need of conversion in order to live in solidarity…
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