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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.
“Besides the admirable union that exists between persons of different nationalities, of dispositions so opposite, some well informed, others without education, there is also...a great spirit of faith, of piety and a confidence in God which goes as far, I believe, as it can go.”
“Let us keep ever united in Our Lord. When we love one another in [God], we love [God] better.”
“Come to Saint Mary's...to give me the consolation of seeing you all, fervent and united, which is the greatest happiness that I can have in this world.”
“...nothing can rob you of your joy when you will be reunited to those in heaven from whom you were obliged to be separated on Earth.”
“If all but understood the power of that one word charity; how it unites and binds and welds together.”
“In our union with you will be our strength, and even, I may say, the source of our success.”
“...you yourself are often the cause of what you suffer. And I say it also in order that you may endeavor to become more amiable and loving, more united to Our Lord...”
“For true hearts, there is no separating ocean; or, rather, God is their ocean, in whom they meet and are united.”
“Be then, my dear sisters, more united with God. Act with a purer intention.”
“I am happy to know that you are united. O, may this union last a long time!”
Did you know that God has a playful side? If not why would God have created vast galaxies — miniscule cells, prickly bushes — lamb’s ear plants …
O God, you walk with us through life.
You strengthen us
so that we might be your presence
to others on the journey.
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