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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.
God of Providence, you are a God of mystery and surprises.
Thank you for the times unexpected gifts have come my way:
God, we will need you next to us
to guide us through every stage of our “I do,”
Turn us toward one another to see the hurting humans we are.
Oh God, be present in our family. Make peace possible.
Thank you for all the wonderful things
You have made:
The whole world, all the people
My home, my school, my friends, my pets.
Embrace these students and teachers with your love.
The blessing of a new day. The blessing of color and sunlight. The blessing of the gentle breeze. The blessing of the cool shade beneath a tall lush tree. The…
“We are approaching very fast. How fast my heart is beating! If you knew what feelings one experiences at a moment like this!”
“You understand at least, my dearly loved sisters, that I do not have to get down deep in my heart before finding the tender love that fills it for you all...”
“Come then, dear daughters, to enjoy yourselves a little in the Lord and prepare for what the future has in store for you.”
“On the Feast of All Saints, raise up your heart to God and ask [God] to obtain for you a place among the blessed in heaven. How happy we shall be there!”
“With hearts full of gratitude we offered our thanks to God for all the benefits bestowed on us.”
“Mon Dieu! How happy I should be if I could see you become some day what you ought to be!”
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