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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: prayer

Prayer

Take good care (A child’s prayer)

Thank you for all the wonderful things
You have made:
The whole world, all the people
My home, my school, my friends, my pets.

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Woman at the Well

I don’t even want to recount
what has happened
in my life this year.
I just want to be with the One
who already knows.
who knows me through and through
better than I know myself.

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Prayer for Moms and Dads

Pour into us unimaginable love and ready us
to nurture the children You entrust to our care.

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February Black History Month prayer service

During Black History month, we raise up the memory of Black Americans whose lives inspire us to live our baptismal call to the fullest, and implore their intercession to blot out the sin of racism

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Christmas Prayer

‘O, may His holy Coming make all your New Year bright!’

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Christmas Tree Blessing

‘Bless this tree as a symbol of our celebration of Jesus’ birth’

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A blessing

The blessing of a new day. The blessing of color and sunlight. The blessing of the gentle breeze. The blessing of the cool shade beneath a tall lush tree. The…

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May I see clearly …

May I see clearly with the eye of my beating heart. May I have the wisdom to listen with special care. May my heart and mind be in tune to…

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Healer

Her voice echoes from of old, beckoning me to be still.

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Community prayer

You are a remarkable piece of the puzzle of humanity. Let me fit you into the big picture according to my design.

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Prayer: Small blessings, big impact

Oh, God, it’s winter. I think of the small blessings of cold and chill, ice and snow, and how the season can have a big effect on my mood and…

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Hour of adoration

My mind is not empty, but crammed full,
like a dresser drawer full of old programs
and garments needing patches.

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Quote of the day

November 27
“O my dear daughters, how consoling is this mystery of the Eucharist! If we knew how to appreciate it, it would suffice to fortify and sustain us; is there anything sweeter than to have a friend to whom we may at any hour confide our difficulties and our pains?”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin