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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: love

Prayer

A prayer on anger and frustration

Increase my love for you so that when this is over, I can spread your love to everyone I meet

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Take good care (A child’s prayer)

Thank you for all the wonderful things
You have made:
The whole world, all the people
My home, my school, my friends, my pets.

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A Prayer for Teachers during this pandemic

Give us an abundance of patience as we learn to juggle our teaching, sanitizing, distancing and masking, while trying to be attentive to the needs of our students.

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A Prayer for Students

Embrace these students and teachers with your love.

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Prayer in this Time of Need

Heal those who are sick. Restore them to full health.

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February Black History Month prayer service

During Black History month, we raise up the memory of Black Americans whose lives inspire us to live our baptismal call to the fullest, and implore their intercession to blot out the sin of racism

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Christmas Prayer

‘O, may His holy Coming make all your New Year bright!’

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A blessing

The blessing of a new day. The blessing of color and sunlight. The blessing of the gentle breeze. The blessing of the cool shade beneath a tall lush tree. The…

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Be with me in my searching: Sisters of Providence discernment prayer

God of hope and possibilities,I am searching.
I have the energy and desire to work with others for the good of all others.
But how, when, where, with whom?

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Quote

“I believe Mother Theodore’s treasures were these: steadfast belief in Providence; an enduring and practical love of people – especially her sisters; and a sense of this place, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, as the deep well from which she drank in the presence, strength, and elaborate beauty of God.”

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“I feel the touch of Jesus very often in the presence of our elder sisters. They are experts in encouragement conveyed by a touch on the shoulder, a hand on my arm, a smile that comes from the light in their hearts and shines through their eyes. I am strengthened, encouraged and humbled when one after the other says to me, “I pray for you every day.” Yes — all of these moments are moments of being touched by Jesus — assured of being a valued part of that living body.”

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“At New York, we began to experience the care of a maternal Providence which watched over us.”

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Quote of the day

September 29
Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael
“...if you protect us, the work we have undertaken for the glory of God will succeed, will prosper. Of this I feel almost certain.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin