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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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“... the good God, while sending us crosses, has blessed us in a truly extraordinary manner.”

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“... we shall love her tenderly, as we love all those whom the Lord confides to us. Affection is the only thing that we can give them.”

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“It is truly sublime to be devoted to the service of our neighbor, to cooperate so intimately with our blessed Lord in the work for which [God] laid down [God's] life. But we must not think it an easy task.”

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“If we love Our Lord with our whole heart, if we serve [God] faithfully, we shall be happy even in this life.”

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“I had always hoped that the month of May the Blessed Virgin would not fail to send us some help; she loves us so much.”

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“The beauty of the forests of Indiana in the rich and lovely month of May surpasses all description.”

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“There is much life in a worn-out body when God sustains it.”

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“Music is all the rage here.”

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“This habitual state of calm it is true, has from time to time its tempests. I am sometimes so depressed, so disheartened that I feel inclined to excessive sadness.”

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“You will see many things in new lights if you give the Holy Spirit free access to your minds and your hearts.”

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“My very dear Daughters, journeys, an image of life, are usually accompanied by a host of unavoidable contradictions.”

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“You can never give good judgement to those persons to whom God has not given it; for [God] alone gives intelligence, and [God] will not require what [God] has not bestowed.”

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Quote of the day

September 17
“The principal thing right now is to keep your heart uplifted...Love God with all our heart.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin