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Topic: helping others

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“Without distinction of persons, do good to all for the love of God.”

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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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“Souls everywhere are equally dear to our Lord, and we are determined to consecrate our life to them.”

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“Pray for me occasionally that I may not lose courage ... that I may be brave enough to hold up others who falter sometimes.”

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“What a sweet providence it is to find friends thus willing to assist us.”

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“Oh, how compassionate, how universal and beautiful is charity!”

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A caregiver’s prayer

God of Love, as a caregiver, I need the grace to be loving even when I do not love all that I am asked to do. It is extremely difficult to watch the one I love slowly lose their ability to care for self and to witness their pain of illness. More is demanded of my time and sometimes there just doesn’t seem to be enough of that in the day to tend to all that needs to be done

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Prayer of Blessing for Firefighters

Blessed are you, Lord, God of mercy, who through your Son gave us a marvelous example of charity and the great commandment of love for one another. Send down your blessings on your servants, who so generously devote themselves to helping and protecting others. Grant them courage when they are afraid, wisdom when they must…

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A Blessing on Our Homes

O Provident God, we ask that you bless and protect our homes and all who come and go from them. May our homes be filled with welcome for family and stranger alike. May our homes know joy, laughter, support and acceptance within their walls. May all homes filled with illness or grief feel the warmth…

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Bridge Prayer

Lord, it is hard sometimes to believe that you are really present in this world of ours. But I do believe it, Lord! Please help me live my life in such a way that it will be easier for others to recognize you. When I find doubt, help me bring a little light. Where I…

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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin prayer

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, valiant woman of God, intercede for us in our needs. Implore for us through Jesus, the Christ, the gifts of a living faith, abiding hope and steadfast charity, so that through a life of prayer and service with others we may aid in promoting the Providence of God among all peoples.…

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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 with Earth and all creation. Deliver us from the violence of superiority and disdain. Grant us the desire, and the humility, to listen with special…

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