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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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Be with me in my searching: Sisters of Providence discernment prayer

God of hope and possibilities,I am searching.
I have the energy and desire to work with others for the good of all others.
But how, when, where, with whom?

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Community prayer

You are a remarkable piece of the puzzle of humanity. Let me fit you into the big picture according to my design.

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Prayer: Small blessings, big impact

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 feelings, if I let it. Small, one-of-a-kind snowflakes create big, white blankets of beauty and soon receive squeals of delight as youngsters, muffled and gloved,…

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Hour of adoration

My mind is not empty, but crammed full,
like a dresser drawer full of old programs
and garments needing patches.

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Prayer for guidance

At times when the way ahead,
or even the next step,
seems unclear,
assure me that You know what is to come;
that You envision
a plan to prosper me and not to harm me,
to give me a future full of hope.

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Easter Prayer

Note: This prayer uses the text of the Exsultet, the solemn Easter Proclamation sung at the Easter Vigil service. The current text dates back to the fifth century. O Provident God, we exult in your mighty triumph this day. Let Earth be glad, let our church buildings shake with joy, filled with the mighty voices…

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Daily Prayer

The following prayer is by Sister Rosemary Nudd. Although it was originally intended to be given to middle school students who visit Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, the words are inspiring for all. God whose name is Providence, God whose name is Love, You have created each of us with special loving care. Remembering that we are connected to every bit of…

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Place yourself gently

Provident God, grant me the confidence in your love and care that Saint Mother Theodore had, so I too ‘may not give way to uneasiness about the future’ but ‘place myself gently into the hands of Providence,’ as I embrace present and future as evolving mystery. …

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Novena to Our Lady of Providence

Our Lady of Providence, Queen
of the Home, pray for strong and happy marriages,
safe pregnancies, peace within families, for those
divorced or separated and for all children,

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Teacher’s School Prayer

The following is a prayer from a teacher’s perspective written by Sister Ann Casper. O God, is that piercing sound really the alarm clock? And is this really the first day of school? My students are probably struggling to wake up, just as I am. I’ll grab my coffee and they’ll down their energy drink.…

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Child’s prayer heading into school

The following is a prayer from a child’s perspective. Dear God, I’m a little sad tonight. I just looked at the calendar and it told me it is August. Do you know what that means? You probably don’t, because You don’t have to go to school. You know everything! Wish I did! For me, August…

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River of Grace

Let us gather up the tears of all times, all nations,
all peoples, all children to form a river of grace
to moisten, saturate, drench the hardness of hearts of stone
turning them into hearts of flesh, into the heart of the God of Providence.…

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November 17
“...it is necessary to bear the faults of others and try to correct our own in order not to make others suffer too much.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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