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

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“Grant, O my God, that all who dwell in this house may love thee much, may love one another and may never forget why they came here.”

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“...nothing can rob you of your joy when you will be reunited to those in heaven from whom you were obliged to be separated on Earth.”

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“Think sometimes of your poor Sister Theodore, who loves you so much, who prays for you, who thinks of you day and night.”

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“Oh, if you could understand the feelings of a mother's heart for a child which is not hers by nature but by grace - the feelings of the heart, I say for the temporal but more especially for the eternal happiness of her child - you would understand what I feel for you.”

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“...your heart will tell you what to do...”

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“...for what [God] asks of us is only the heart.”

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“Sister St. Francis Xavier is necessary for my existence. She is my oldest daughter, the friend of my soul, which she reads as I do hers. I have need of her advice, of her example. I will even say of her little scoldings.”

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“Happy, ah, thrice happy are they who can look forward to the eternal future with calm and confidence, who can throw themselves with love into the bosom of God, the center of felicity!”

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“Never scold nor punish more than the fault deserves. Children naturally love justice even when it punishes them.”

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“O good Cross, I will love thee with all my heart!”

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“... we shall love her tenderly, as we love all those whom the Lord confides to us. Affection is the only thing that we can give them.”

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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