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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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“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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“It is truly sublime to be devoted to the service of our neighbor, to cooperate so intimately with our blessed Lord in the work for which [God] laid down [God's] life. But we must not think it an easy task.”

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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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“I had always hoped that the month of May the Blessed Virgin would not fail to send us some help; she loves us so much.”

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“All love one another tenderly, and this consolation is well calculated to support us in the pains we now suffer and in those which await us.”

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– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin