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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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“But if it is necessary to be just, it is necessary above all to be kind...”

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“Show kindness to them [children] and be attentive to their spiritual and physical needs.”

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“To write requires time; but to love, to cherish, to pray for, through that desire we have for the happiness of our friends, time is not needed.”

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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 must try to invent means of correcting your children, but remember that the most powerful means are rewards: a kind word, an approving glance, a little gesture, is sometimes sufficient to correct what the most severe punishment would not have overcome.”

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“Love all in God and for God, and all will be well.”

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“...give a little pleasure to your poor Mother Theodore, who loves you so much, and who would like to see you perfect, but who is very far from being perfect herself.”

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“It will always be a need for me to open my heart to you.”

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“When we had left our country and all that was dear to us... We found waiting for us in a poor log cabin our God, our ALL.”

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“Let us keep ever united in Our Lord. When we love one another in [God], we love [God] better.”

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“Jesus always has time; he is always ready to listen to us.”

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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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Quote of the day

July 1
“...It was ordinarily after contemplating these inspiring scenes that we went down to our cabin to mingle our voices to the majesty of nature in praising its Creator.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin