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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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“We can expect that our good works, our works of love and mercy and justice will abide. …they will last, remain. What a great promise! When we love, act justly, respond in mercy – it matters; it makes a difference; it bears a fruit that will endure.”

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“Thoughts are swirling around in my head — actions and prayer around water, air, soil, children, women. But how to narrow all the possibilities into one meaningful prayer and one meaningful practice that will carry me through the days of Lent? This will take more quiet, more prayer, some conversation with a soul mate.”

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Place yourself gently

Provident God, grant me the confidence in your love and care that Saint Mother Theodore had, so I too ‘may not give way to uneasiness about the future’ but ‘place myself gently into the hands of Providence,’ as I embrace present and future as evolving mystery. …

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“Without distinction of persons, do good to all for the love of God.”

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“We are not called upon to do all the good that is possible, but only that which we can do.”

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“The spirit of faith consists in doing our actions for God.”

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“Be humble, like your Mother [Mary], devoted like her to the interests of God and your neighbor...”

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“It will always be a need for me to open my heart to you.”

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“Souls everywhere are equally dear to our Lord, and we are determined to consecrate our life to them.”

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“When they are ill, take good care of them.”

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“It is truly sublime to be devoted to the service of our neighbor, to cooperate so intimately with our blessed Lord in the work for which [God] laid down [God's] life. But we must not think it an easy task.”

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“Oh do be very charitable, that is all I ask of you.”

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World Soil Day
“One can see little, but what one sees is beautiful.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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