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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.
Prayer for voting
Help us remember the needs of the many,
not merely our own.
Prayer for those preparing for marriage
God, we will need you next to us
to guide us through every stage of our “I do,”
Prayer for peace within a family
Turn us toward one another to see the hurting humans we are.
Oh God, be present in our family. Make peace possible.
Prayer for our Marriage
You are the third partner in our marriage, enhancing our love for each other, strengthening us in times of trial, and supplying us with both anchor and wings, that we may remain steadfast and true while soaring far beyond where we could be alone.
Make us ONE
Holy God, take away all hatred, prejudice and division and all things that interfere with what makes us ONE. May we be united in beliefs and practices of Peace, Faith,…
Take good care (A child’s prayer)
Thank you for all the wonderful things
You have made:
The whole world, all the people
My home, my school, my friends, my pets.
A prayer for restoration and rebirth: A response to the coronavirus
Protect us from plummeting into the social darkness of racism, poverty and despair that a pandemic can cause.
Aid our global community as it seeks to share resources, human skills and the knowledge needed to eradicate the virus.
Prayer in this Time of Need
Heal those who are sick. Restore them to full health.
“Communion is nurtured by connection and from the recognition that everything, in its original form, is related. We share a oneness with all. The bond uniting us as individuals and groups is already there within us. We just need to become aware.”
“...purify your hearts more and more in communion with God, and acquire new strength and fervor for the time to come.”
“The weather was magnificent. It seemed that heaven united with earth to add beauty to the feast. Never had I seen our solitude so charming.”
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