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“What a sweet providence it is to find friends thus willing to assist us.”
“The greatest in heaven is the one who on Earth has been the servant of all.”
“Charity does not consist in loving one or two persons and being indifferent to all the rest.”
The following is a prayer from a teacher’s perspective written by Sister Ann Casper. O God, is that piercing sound really the alarm clock? And is this really the first…
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
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Fragile forerunners of ourselves, we thank you for your coming, Bearing sainted heroes’ names across the seas. You are a litany chanted down the years: Theodore, St. Vincent Ferrer, St.…
A prayer for the visitors to the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin.
Blessed are you, Lord, God of mercy, who through your Son gave us a marvelous example of charity and the great commandment of love for one another. Send down your…
Sister Ann Casper, executive director of Mission Advancement for the Sisters of Providence, shares a prayer on offering God’s presence to others.
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…
That we, like you, may abandon ourselves to the will of God …
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