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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.
Prayer for a brighter new year
Instead, I will ask that Your resolutions be mine.
Your path, my path. Your will, my will.
Let us walk headlong into this new year together.
Prayer of blessing for a new pet
God, who forms all creatures with loving hands,
bless this, our new companion animal.
A Prayer in the Face of Gun Violence
Help us to commit to peace
in our dealings with one another.
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.
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.
A Prayer for Teachers during this pandemic
Give us an abundance of patience as we learn to juggle our teaching, sanitizing, distancing and masking, while trying to be attentive to the needs of our students.
Be with your healthcare workers, oh Lord
Almighty God, as they walk the halls of sickness, help them to be a healing presence
Jesus the Breath of Life, our Hope: a nurse’s prayer during coronavirus
May this layer of protection never be a separation of compassion.
With so many sick, help us to give quality when unable to give time.
A Nurse’s Call
May we see and touch every patient as if it were you.
A nurses’ prayer to be enough during COVID-19 pandemic
Lord Jesus, You only have us,
to stand in for You. Make ours Your healing touch. Make ours the words You’d speak.
Make our outreach to families and loved ones the comfort and hope You’d give.
Let us be Your love.
A prayer for restoration and rebirth: A response to the coronavirus
Protect us from plummeting into the social darkness of racism, poverty and despair that a pandemic can cause.
Aid our global community as it seeks to share resources, human skills and the knowledge needed to eradicate the virus.
Prayer for guidance
At times when the way ahead,
or even the next step,
assure me that You know what is to come;
that You envision
a plan to prosper me and not to harm me,
to give me a future full of hope.
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