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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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The Holiness of Providence

Today I took a journey deep into my soul

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Prayer of Thanksgiving

God, we offer you thanksgiving today and every day.
Thank you for all our blessings.
For food and for loved ones …

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A prayer for discernment

In you I place my trust, knowing you will lead me even when the way seems uncertain, and fear clouds my soul.

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The beauty of these Woods: a reflection of God’s presence

Every time I walk these Woods,
I sense your presence with me
in a powerful and very real way.

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Prayer for People of Maui

May the spirit of hospitality and aloha which characterizes the Hawaiian people spread to those who come offering help

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Days of Prayerful Service (a parent’s prayer)

The phone rings. The baby cries.
The school child asks for answers.
The mail arrives. The bills appear.
The laundry piles. The cooking waits.

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God of unexpected gifts

God of Providence, you are a God of mystery and surprises.
Thank you for the times unexpected gifts have come my way:

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Fill Me, O Holy One

May the light of the Holy One fill me and the world with love

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Prayer for a brighter new year

Instead, I will ask that Your resolutions be mine.
Your path, my path. Your will, my will.
Let us walk headlong into this new year together.

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Prayer for those struggling during the holidays

There is no celebration in my soul.
I turn to You, source of meaning, knower of sorrow.

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Prayer for those facing a major surgery

Creator God, healer of all ills,
I place my health into your hands.
Guide the hand of my surgeon.

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Prayer for those struggling with lack of faith

My faith is threadbare, worn almost to a whisper.
And yet I need You more than ever.

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Quote of the day

May 28
“...your heart will tell you what to do...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin