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.
Thank you for loving me when I am sad, distressed, worried, crabby and impatient just as you love me when I am thankful.
Breathe in God and breathe out love.
Delight in the beauty that surrounds you each day.
‘O, may His holy Coming make all your New Year bright!’
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…
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…
“We are approaching very fast. How fast my heart is beating! If you knew what feelings one experiences at a moment like this!”
“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.”
“A good spirit reigns in our house...”
“October 22! Fifteen years ago today we arrived in our forest. How many graces since then.”
“How bountifully [God] provides for all our wants - I would even say for our pleasures!”
“How truly is this part of the globe named the New World. Animals of every kind are the quiet possession of the woods; and here also are the hummingbird and a multitude of other birds.”
“Every evening at the same hour when the weather was calm, I went to go on deck and bless God for all the wonders of [God's] creation. I loved to consider the care of God's Providence which extends even to the little fishes.”
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