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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: struggle

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“Detach yourself from yourself, my child, but gently, with that sweetness which is the distinctive mark of the spirit of God and not with that harshness which is the mark of yours.”

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“God alone can console you, strengthen you.”

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“I fully enter into your difficulties, this is the same as telling you that I suffer with you. Need I tell you that I pray for you?”

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“I have debts at Paris and I do not know how to pay them. However, I am not too much discouraged. I see in all this the will of God, and I submit to it.”

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“In the midst of all our storms, however, we have the consolation of seeing the religious spirit become solid ... and that is not a little thing.”

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“Let not a cross look or a word vex you; no, nothing in the world is worth losing our peace for...”

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“I would not change my cross for any consolation that Our Lord might give me instead...”

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“This happiness will certainly not be without clouds.”

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“If ever this poor little Community becomes settled, it will be established on the cross; and that is what gives me confidence and makes me hope, sometimes even against hope.”

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“The tribulations which have afflicted our Community have produced very precious fruits.”

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“Try, my daughter, never to perform your actions with crooked intentions.”

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“I said to myself, thus does life pass, now calm, now agitated, but at last the end is attained.”

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August 8
“Let not a cross look or a word vex you; no, nothing in the world is worth losing our peace for...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin