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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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Our Lady of Providence, Queen of the Home

Woman of response whose initial “yes” set in motion the greatest possibility that could ever be; whose continuing “yes” fed a developing faith thoughout a lifetime of availability to God’s…

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Blessing for the family

Family is our connection with the past and future. It is the source of our beliefs and common values. We seek its spiritual health. Mary, you trusted your family to…

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A Death in the Family

Death saddens us because of the separation it causes. Our faith comforts us with the knowledge that we will be together in happiness again. Dear Lord, Sometimes it is hard…

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At a Time of Family Conflict

All families know conflict. How we handle our differences and to whom we turn determine whether, and how fast, our scars will heal. You know, God, we are not a…

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At a Time of Family Crisis

Loss of a job, an accident, difficulties with children are just a few of the challenges which bring tremendous stress to a family. We pray to make these occasions a…

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Joy at a New Birth

A baby is a new beginning, a hope for a better future. It is important to remember God’s role in helping us raise our children to lead good lives. Loving…

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At a Time of Illness

We pray for wellness, but we accept the reality of illness. In so doing, we come to a deeper understanding of suffering in our lives and a greater sensitivity to…

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For Freedom from Addictions

Drugs, alcohol and other addictions are tearing apart families, just as they tear apart our larger society. We ask that those we love see the way to their own liberation.…

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For a Strengthening of Faith for a Family Member

When a family member loses faith, a part of us is lost, too. We pray for that loved one’s return. Dear Lord, Faith is not always a constant. We live…

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At a Time of Celebration

How often do we express our gratitude for the joys in our lives? Lord, We come to you so often in need. I just want to take this quiet moment…

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Prayer for a New Year

Creator God, The wheel is turning, a new year beginning, reminding us of our place in time. We are part of this world you made, not as separate bits and…

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Easter Morning Prayer

Risen Jesus, A new day is born. It is your gift to us. In giving your life, you gave willingly what we could never ask. And, in so doing, you…

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Quote of the day

September 18
“We could examine at leisure the ravishing beauties unveiled before us at every turn. Sometimes we were on the heights of mountains which lost themselves in the clouds...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin