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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: relationships

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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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“It is our unwillingness to go further than the surface that makes us so unwilling to bear with the imperfections of our neighbor.”

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“I should be happy indeed to console and fortify your soul; not being able to do so, I pray for you with all my heart.”

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“Without you never would our mission of Indiana have existed.”

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“No one will ever love you as your old Mother Theodore does.”

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“So true is it that misfortune binds hearts together.”

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“Try to bear everything from others without making them bear anything from you.”

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“How happy we shall be in heaven where we shall never have to part...”

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“My heart feels the need of sharing with you both its joys and griefs.”

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“Believe me ... always and everywhere you will find people who will try your patience and you yourself will try theirs.”

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“Oh! I would wish to suffer for you or at least alleviate your affliction. Be assured I do share it.”

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“... you have had a share in the prayers which we do not fail a single day to offer up for our benefactors.”

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Quote of the day

September 17
“The principal thing right now is to keep your heart uplifted...Love God with all our heart.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin