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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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“It embarrasses them a little to have women resist them and speak to them about the law.”

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“We are not called upon to do all the good that is possible, but only that which we can do.”

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“...I believe Our Lord loves and protects these dear children, who for [God's] love live here in the midst of the thick forest.”

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“To love in the right way is to accomplish the whole Law; it is to begin that happy life which will have its perfection only in heaven, where we shall live forever with a holy and perfect love.”

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“She was all this time a good Sister of Providence, and her loss is keenly felt, by none however so deeply as by me.”

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“Charity consists in loving sincerely persons whose inclinations are most opposed to ours, in pardoning those who injure us.”

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“Treat yourself as you treat others, with kindness and indulgence.”

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“...unite our actions, however little they may be, with those of [Jesus]; unite our prayers with his prayers, our work with his work, our meals, our repose with his.”

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“On the eighth of September, fifteen years ago, the day when for the first time we received Our Divine Savior in this land of American, at that very moment, America ceased to be for me a stranger-land. It became the land of my adoption.”

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“Up to this time you have not known how to deal with a person who is in the wrong. Perhaps you are not able to do so. I must not myself require from you more than you can give.”

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“The spirit of faith consists in doing our actions for God.”

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“The sea was no longer beneath our feet, we were on the soil of America! Impossible to describe what passed within our hearts at that moment.”

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Quote of the day

September 19
“...our gaze wandered over a multitude of wonders, especially when from the summit of mountains which seemed to rest beneath our feet we saw steep gorges, beautiful valleys spread out between superb mountains, all in fact which nature could offer most apt to lift up the soul to the Author of all things.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin