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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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“I fully enter into your difficulties, this is the same as telling you that I suffer with you. Need I tell you that I pray for you?”

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“But if it is necessary to be just, it is necessary above all to be kind...”

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“You do well to pray for me. Ask for me especially the grace of a good death.”

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“Yes above all things; justice, justice. If any preferences may be shown let it be to the poorest or most abandoned.”

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“A woman in this country is never seen transacting the least business, religious no more than others. Eyes are opened wide at Terre Haute and everywhere when I appear to pay bills or to make purchases. Everyone is astonished.”

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“Mon Dieu! How happy I should be if I could see you become some day what you ought to be!”

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“As to our garden and yard, we have all the woods. And the wilderness is our only cloister, for our house is like an oak tree planted therein.”

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“Be humble, like your Mother [Mary], devoted like her to the interests of God and your neighbor...”

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“I have debts at Paris and I do not know how to pay them. However, I am not too much discouraged. I see in all this the will of God, and I submit to it.”

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“You know ... that the good God always makes use of nothing in order to accomplish something.”

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“Show kindness to them [children] and be attentive to their spiritual and physical needs.”

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“Oh who would refuse a service to Jesus.”

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Quote of the day

October 29
“Our dear Lord has preserved us, and at this moment, eleven o'clock in the morning, everything leads us to hope that the worst is over.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin