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Type: Prayers

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A nurses’ prayer to be enough during COVID-19 pandemic

Lord Jesus, You only have us,
to stand in for You. Make ours Your healing touch. Make ours the words You’d speak.
Make our outreach to families and loved ones the comfort and hope You’d give.
Let us be Your love.

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A prayer for restoration and rebirth: A response to the coronavirus

Protect us from plummeting into the social darkness of racism, poverty and despair that a pandemic can cause.
Aid our global community as it seeks to share resources, human skills and the knowledge needed to eradicate the virus.

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God’s healing rays

Breathe in God and breathe out love.
Delight in the beauty that surrounds you each day.

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Prayer for Moms and Dads

Pour into us unimaginable love and ready us
to nurture the children You entrust to our care.

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Prayer in this Time of Need

Heal those who are sick. Restore them to full health.

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Prayer for calling forth women of courage

God we thank you for the brave women who continue to come forward to serve you as Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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February Black History Month prayer service

During Black History month, we raise up the memory of Black Americans whose lives inspire us to live our baptismal call to the fullest, and implore their intercession to blot out the sin of racism

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Christmas Prayer

‘O, may His holy Coming make all your New Year bright!’

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Christmas Tree Blessing

‘Bless this tree as a symbol of our celebration of Jesus’ birth’

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A blessing

The blessing of a new day. The blessing of color and sunlight. The blessing of the gentle breeze. The blessing of the cool shade beneath a tall lush tree. The…

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Holy Wisdom

Holy Wisdom Open my eyes to bask in your beauty. Open my mouth to speak tenderly. Open my heart to feel your unconditional love. Holy Wisdom May I be YOUR…

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May I see clearly …

May I see clearly with the eye of my beating heart. May I have the wisdom to listen with special care. May my heart and mind be in tune to…

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Quote of the day

April 15
“To pray for you is a necessity for me, but I am so occupied with what is called business that my prayers are very poor, very miserable.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin