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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

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“You understand at least, my dearly loved sisters, that I do not have to get down deep in my heart before finding the tender love that fills it for you all...”

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“[Your charity], it was life a gift from heaven, and is a new proof of the tender watchfulness of that divine Providence, of which we are in truth doubly the children.”

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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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“... may [God] shed on you the sweetest lights and the most abundant blessings of [God's] grace.”

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“Every evening at the same hour when the weather was calm, I went to go on deck and bless God for all the wonders of [God's] creation. I loved to consider the care of God's Providence which extends even to the little fishes.”

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

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“What have we to do in order to be saints? Nothing extraordinary; nothing more than what we do every day. Only do it for [God's] love...”

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“Without distinction of persons, do good to all for the love of God.”

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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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“We again offered up to heaven the sacrifices of all that we loved, and we thought of those who were weeping for us.”

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“Give my love and greetings to all the sisters, and say that I wish them every good thing which they themselves desire...”

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“The principal thing right now is to keep your heart uplifted...Love God with all our heart.”

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Quote of the day

February 23
“A good life is the best preparation for a good death.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin