Need some words of wisdom?
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.
‘Bless this tree as a symbol of our celebration of Jesus’ birth’
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…
Holy Wisdom Open my eyes to bask in your beauty. Open my mouth to speak tenderly. Open my heart to feel your unconditional love. Holy Wisdom May I be YOUR…
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…
Her voice echoes from of old, beckoning me to be still.
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…
My mind is not empty, but crammed full,
like a dresser drawer full of old programs
and garments needing patches.
“...purify your hearts more and more in communion with God, and acquire new strength and fervor for the time to come.”
“At each step we can admire the grandeur, the power, the goodness of God.”
“It will be good to die like Sister did, but for that we have to live as she did. She did not think even once that she had to be judged ... she ran toward Jesus with the greatest love but without a particle of fear.”
“On the Feast of All Saints, raise up your heart to God and ask [God] to obtain for you a place among the blessed in heaven. How happy we shall be there!”
“A long time after the sun had disappeared the moon succeeded it, and it knew a more somber clarity; we were still there to admire the Works of Creation and to make the most serious reflections on what we beheld and on our present position.”
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