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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: life

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“It will be good to die like Sister did, but for that we have to live as she did. She did not think even once that she had to be judged ... she ran toward Jesus with the greatest love but without a particle of fear.”

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“Oh, how fortunate we are to have given the days of our youth to that God of love who gives us so much affection, and even more when we are old, infirm and crippled than when we were young and robust.”

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“...I told her she had absolutely nothing to do but to place herself in the hands of God.”

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“For me in particular [Sister Saint Francis Xavier] was a friend that one does not lose twice in a lifetime. She filled the void left in so many instances by my failures.”

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“As I said before, love caused her death. Love broke the bonds that held her soul captive. What a death! Oh, no, not death, but rather the beginning of life - and what a life!”

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“You attach too much importance altogether to the subject. Be simple.”

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“...I felt happy to belong to [God], and said to myself, "What will our God be for us in our heavenly home, since even in our exile [God] is so great, so powerful, so magnificent!"”

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“I said to myself, thus does life pass, now calm, now agitated, but at last the end is attained.”

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“Come to Saint Mary's...to give me the consolation of seeing you all, fervent and united, which is the greatest happiness that I can have in this world.”

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“When they are ill, take good care of them.”

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“As long as we live we shall commit faults. This is part of our daily experience; but what we are bound to do is repair them as well as we can.”

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“If we love Our Lord with our whole heart, if we serve [God] faithfully, we shall be happy even in this life.”

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Quote of the day

October 24
“Daughters of four different nations [are] assembled here in a little chapel under the protection of the Lord in the heart of the dense woods, having nothing in the world but [God] for support and for protection.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin