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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: learning

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“Love the children first, and then teach them.”

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“We have gone out several times this summer to gather simples and linden blossoms, etc. In each excursion we discover something marvelous, beautiful, and useful in the magnificent forests of Indiana.”

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“Learn, then, to practice simplicity ...”

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“Have you sometimes thought, my dear sisters, that you are called to do on Earth what our Lord [Jesus] did? He instructed and you instruct.”

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Prayer

Teacher’s School Prayer

The following is a prayer from a teacher’s perspective written by Sister Ann Casper. O God, is that piercing sound really the alarm clock? And is this really the first…

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Child’s prayer heading into school

The following is a prayer from a child’s perspective. Dear God, I’m a little sad tonight. I just looked at the calendar and it told me it is August. Do…

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Quote of the day

October 17
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
“...you know God is always disposed to hear the prayers of the poor and afflicted.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin