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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: holiness

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“To love in the right way is to accomplish the whole Law; it is to begin that happy life which will have its perfection only in heaven, where we shall live forever with a holy and perfect love.”

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“...unite our actions, however little they may be, with those of [Jesus]; unite our prayers with his prayers, our work with his work, our meals, our repose with his.”

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“Detach yourself from yourself, my child, but gently, with that sweetness which is the distinctive mark of the spirit of God and not with that harshness which is the mark of yours.”

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“Be humble, like your Mother [Mary], devoted like her to the interests of God and your neighbor...”

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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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“When we had left our country and all that was dear to us... We found waiting for us in a poor log cabin our God, our ALL.”

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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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“Especially let us never forget that if we wish to die like the saints we must live like them.”

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“Give yourself generously to God with all that belongs to [God]. Oh, how many graces would be the fruit of this self-surrender!”

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“Oh, true devotion to the Holy Virgin consists in imitating her virtues, in following her example.”

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“What would the material be without the spiritual?”

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“I see you are entering the way of loving God and trying to keep close to [God], no matter who or what may rise against you.”

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Quote of the day

August 8
“Let not a cross look or a word vex you; no, nothing in the world is worth losing our peace for...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin