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Bless us, most loving provident God, may this coming home be a re-creation and experience of hospitality and hope. May all who enter this home, may all who walk through these doors know and feel your love and presence. Keeping watch on our going out and our coming in, no one is stranger, all are…
O Provident God, we ask that you bless and protect our homes and all who come and go from them. May our homes be filled with welcome for family and stranger alike. May our homes know joy, laughter, support and acceptance within their walls. May all homes filled with illness or grief feel the warmth…
Lord, it is hard sometimes to believe that you are really present in this world of ours. But I do believe it, Lord! Please help me live my life in such a way that it will be easier for others to recognize you. When I find doubt, help me bring a little light. Where I…
That we, like you, may abandon ourselves to the will of God …
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Jesus, source of truth and life, who taught the world the way of salvation, grant us the help we humbly ask through your faithful servant Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, who spent all her life to make you known and loved. May this grace be consolation for us and may it unite us ever more to…
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, valiant woman of God, intercede for us in our needs. Implore for us through Jesus, the Christ, the gifts of a living faith, abiding hope and steadfast charity, so that through a life of prayer and service with others we may aid in promoting the Providence of God among all peoples.…
The Prayer of Reunion has been in use by the Sisters of Providence since before the sisters left France in 1840 to found the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., congregation. Small changes have been made over time, including a change made by the 2011 General Chapter to include all who share the charism of Providence as part…
O God, whose ever-watchful Providence rules all things, we humbly implore you through the prayer of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the mother of your son, to remove from us whatever is harmful and to bestow on us only that which will be helpful. We ask this through Jesus Christ, your son, who lives and reigns…
A litany is a well-known form of prayer consisting of a series of petitions with a response that is the same for all petitions or for several in succession. Litany of Our Lady of Providence Our Lady of Providence, woman of response, pray for us. Our Lady of Providence, whose continuing “yes” fed your life…
Remember, O most faithful Lady of Providence, that you have been given to us by your Son to be our mother. We entrust to you our labors; bless them. We commend to you our needs; supply them. Show for us the same concern you manifested at Cana, for we trust that whatever you ask of…
O Lady of Providence, my mother, surround the children God entrusted to me with your loving prayer. May God keep them safe in body, soul and mind.
O Lady of Providence, my mother.
Thank you for your steady faithful prayer
and support as I have raised the children
God entrusted to me.
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