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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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Type: Prayers

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Prayer for those grieving the death of a parent with whom they had a difficult relationship

I pray for your soul, at peace, at last, with God.
Please pray for me.

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Prayer for those grieving the loss of a beloved parent

I miss your voice on the other end of the line.
I miss your advice. I will surely stumble without it.
I miss the you-ness of you. I wish I could hug you again.

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Prayer for those preparing for marriage

God, we will need you next to us
to guide us through every stage of our “I do,”

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Prayer for those facing fertility issues

I feel failure like a heavy weight, dragging my spirit down.
I want to give life, to make of myself a fertile field,
where goodness grows abundantly.

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Prayer for those seeking employment

Come to my aid as I begin again.
Lead me to the right leads, let my resume sing its song
to the most receptive ears. Grant me that interview.

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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.

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Prayer for facing job insecurity

Shore me up, You who make
all things possible. Grant me hope.
Give me strength. Help me be open
to what may be — fewer hours,
less money, even a change in jobs.

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Guide me, O God

Show me clearly the path Providence
is unfolding for me today.
Grant me the courage to walk it,
fearlessly as you want me to.

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Prayer for healing from family/generational trauma

All we can do is remember: With God all things are possible,
even the mending of a broken home.

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Prayer for the sale of a home

Guide us — seller and buyer both —
through this change
with open and eager hearts.

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Prayer on the death of a pet

I turn to you for comfort, for the sure knowing
that my pet is with you forever and that
some far-off day, we will be reunited.

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Prayer for the Loss of a Pregnancy

I ask the Creator of Life
to hear my cries.
Soothe my soul, my aching arms
that long for a baby to hold.

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Quote of the day

September 29
Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael
“...if you protect us, the work we have undertaken for the glory of God will succeed, will prosper. Of this I feel almost certain.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin