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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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“My duty has been simply that of the ass who bore the prophet.”

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“Sometimes I am disheartened with this country that I feel as if I were carrying on my shoulders the weight of its highest mountains and in my heart all the thorns of its wilderness.”

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“The church is as full as an egg.”

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“Both of us together are not worth two cents.”

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“When we are cold is not the time to keep away from the fire.”

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“What strength the soul draws from prayer! In the midst of a storm, how sweet is the calm it finds in the heart of Jesus.”

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“Repent of your sins and failings; take resolutions to do better and, after that, be quiet. The more we stir up a dunghill, the more it exhales bad odors.”

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Quote of the day

October 17
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
“...you know God is always disposed to hear the prayers of the poor and afflicted.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin