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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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“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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“When will you be firm and always yourself? But you are exactly like the weathercock on a steeple, ready to turn with every wind. In conclusion, I hope grace will triumph finally and that you will become its conquest.”

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“We often cause pain to one another on account of the difference of our dispositions and natural inclinations.”

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Quote of the day

September 24
“My duty has been simply that of the ass who bore the prophet.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin