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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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“When we are cold is not the time to keep away from the fire.”

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“... in order to attain the perfection to which you are called, a solid foundation is required.”

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“Believe me ... always and everywhere you will find people who will try your patience and you yourself will try theirs.”

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“After all, our only support, our only strength is God.”

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“My heart is so oppressed I no longer have the strength to pour out my soul.”

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“The cold freezes us to the bones. My nose and fingers are frozen. We ought to be accustomed to it, as for almost four months the ground has been icy and more or less deeply covered with snow.”

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“Indeed it is very difficult, and it requires an uncommon virtue, not to make others suffer when we suffer.”

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“I see you are entering the way of loving God and trying to keep close to [God], no matter who or what may rise against you.”

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“My duties have multiplied to such an extent that it is impossible for me to fulfill them. I feel keenly the need to share a burden which I can no longer carry alone.”

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“If one way does not succeed, try another.”

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“Let us take care not to become discouraged.”

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“... we have wandered so far away from the center of our souls where [Jesus] waits for us.”

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Quote of the day

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