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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 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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Prayer for a deceased loved one on their birthday

I celebrate the life of the beloved I knew,
the hands I held, the life I shared.

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Prayer of blessing for a new pet

God, who forms all creatures with loving hands,
bless this, our new companion animal.

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A Prayer in the Face of Gun Violence

Help us to commit to peace
in our dealings with one another.

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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.

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In time of loss

In this moment of loss, let me draw into myself, O God,
the light of your radiant love.

May it be a fire of renewed energy within me.
that I may rise from the pain and sadness
that now weigh upon my heart.

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Prayer before visiting a loved one with Alzheimer’s

Enable me to find the energy of her spirit connecting with mine
even though she can no longer call me by name.
Let her smile flash to me love sparks that in a new way our imagination
as we meet wherever she is at this moment in her journey. 

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Prayer for Peace and Healing

May we never remain complacent, frustrated and hopeless.

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Leaning into God

Beloved, be with all of us in our
leaning,
leaning into something new
leaning with trust on one another
leaning in toward the light.

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Quote of the day

April 13
“Prayers are never lost.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin