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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.
I don’t even want to recount
what has happened
in my life this year.
I just want to be with the One
who already knows.
who knows me through and through
better than I know myself.
Be my guide.
Help me to be aware
Of all that lies before, behind and around me.
Embrace these students and teachers with your love.
Heal those who are sick. Restore them to full health.
‘O, may His holy Coming make all your New Year bright!’
You are a remarkable piece of the puzzle of humanity. Let me fit you into the big picture according to my design.
Note: This prayer uses the text of the Exsultet, the solemn Easter Proclamation sung at the Easter Vigil service. The current text dates back to the fifth century. O Provident…
“We are approaching very fast. How fast my heart is beating! If you knew what feelings one experiences at a moment like this!”
“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!”
“Our dear Lord has preserved us, and at this moment, eleven o'clock in the morning, everything leads us to hope that the worst is over.”
“Very great hopes are founded upon this house.”
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