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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.
Oh, God, it’s winter. I think of the small blessings of cold and chill, ice and snow, and how the season can have a big effect on my mood and…
My mind is not empty, but crammed full,
like a dresser drawer full of old programs
and garments needing patches.
“But again I must talk about money. When will the day come that we shall be able to be occupied only with God?”
“I can express it only to God, Who understands the language of the heart.”
“Pray, be humble, be charitable, and God's blessing will be with you.”
“At New York, we began to experience the care of a maternal Providence which watched over us.”
“How we shall admire God's care of us!”
“At each step we can admire the grandeur, the power, the goodness of God.”
“If ... you are quite determined to belong entirely to God, to work with all your strength ... I say to you with assurance, Come.”
“Daughters of four different nations [are] assembled here in a little chapel under the protection of the Lord in the heart of the dense woods, having nothing in the world but [God] for support and for protection.”
“The good God gave me the grace to remain calm.”
“...you know God is always disposed to hear the prayers of the poor and afflicted.”
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