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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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“That [melancholy] is a bad disease. One has to bear with such persons and suffer; but they themselves more than anyone else.”

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“I feel as stupid as a turkey.”

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“Sometimes I feel almost sinking under the weight, not only of present miseries, but still more, perhaps, under the apprehension of future misfortunes with which we are threatened.”

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“...you know God is always disposed to hear the prayers of the poor and afflicted.”

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“...we can rely on [God's] assistance - assistance of which we have now greater need than ever before...”

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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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Quote of the day

May 20
“...for what [God] asks of us is only the heart.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin