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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: grace

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“Under this coarse exterior...hide very precious virtues and rare talents.”

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“How strongly I feel it is necessary to be holy! But more strongly do I realize that I am far from being so. Obtain this grace for me...”

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“As for myself, I am full of confidence; the good God will still come to our assistance, for "there is no imperfection in [God's] works."”

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“It was all over for us, if the Lord had not come to our aid.”

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“...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?”

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“Never speak when you are over - excited, but wait for the impulse of nature to pass away and that of grace to succeed it.”

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“...grace is not given equally to all, nor at the same time.”

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“Oh, if you could understand the feelings of a mother's heart for a child which is not hers by nature but by grace - the feelings of the heart, I say for the temporal but more especially for the eternal happiness of her child - you would understand what I feel for you.”

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“... beseech [God] for the light, the grace, the strength we need to do in all things [God's] will.”

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“We thanked the good God with our whole hearts for all the graces that [God] pours so abundantly...”

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“Of late I scarcely knew which way to turn for money, but Providence came to our help.”

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“Yes, God truly makes use of the least likely instruments to procure [God's] glory.”

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Quote of the day

December 7
“... we have wandered so far away from the center of our souls where [Jesus] waits for us.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin