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Novena to Our Lady of Providence
Our Lady of Providence, Queen
of the Home, pray for strong and happy marriages,
safe pregnancies, peace within families, for those
divorced or separated and for all children,
Prayer for the Faces of our Grief
When my faith is shaken, please God, remind me of your love for me.
When I am lonely, help me to reach out and share my feelings with others.
When I am stuck in memories of the past, give me the graces I need to forgive and be forgiven.…
ADVENT journey down through the centuries of people seeking God to become flesh in their lives journey of people in high places journey of the lowly and the simple journey…
A caregiver’s prayer
God of Love, as a caregiver, I need the grace to be loving even when I do not love all that I am asked to do. It is extremely difficult to watch the one I love slowly lose their ability to care for self and to witness their pain of illness. More is demanded of my time and sometimes there just doesn’t seem to be enough of that in the day to tend to all that needs to be done
‘Slavery Still Exists’ prayers for justice
(Note: The following is the opening prayer from “Slavery Still Exists,” an awareness program sponsored by the Illinois Women Religious Against Human Trafficking. The program took place on Jan. 10-11.…
Lord, it is hard sometimes to believe that you are really present in this world of ours. But I do believe it, Lord! Please help me live my life in…
At a Time of Family Conflict
All families know conflict. How we handle our differences and to whom we turn determine whether, and how fast, our scars will heal. You know, God, we are not a…
At a Time of Family Crisis
Loss of a job, an accident, difficulties with children are just a few of the challenges which bring tremendous stress to a family. We pray to make these occasions a…
God of Providence
God of Providence, lead us, lead us in your wisdom; Into fruitfulness, lead us, lead us together, lead us to freedom in your Spirit. God of Jesus Christ, lead us,…
Jesus, your whole life was a jubilee, bringing reconciliation and healing through the living water of love which leads to justice, leads to peace. At this time of Jubilee, may…
Prayer of Complete Trust
Do not look forward to the changes and chances of this life with fear. Rather, look to them with full confidence that, as they arise, God to whom you belong…
Sisters of Providence Litany of Nonviolence
Provident God, aware of our own brokenness, we ask the gift of courage to identify how and where we are in need of conversion in order to live in solidarity…
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