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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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“Let us always have in hand our lamps burning, that we may not be surprised.”

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“Those who think they are doing nothing to make others suffer are the most difficult to bear with.”

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“Peace of heart is superior to anything of which you may be deprived. Do not lose it then for nothing.”

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“Give my love and greetings to all the sisters, and say that I wish them every good thing which they themselves desire...”

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“...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.”

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“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...”

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“The principal thing right now is to keep your heart uplifted...Love God with all our heart.”

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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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Quote of the day

November 25
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
“It is never too late to begin to do well; the miracles of the Lord are still greater than our iniquities.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin