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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 is very true that our whole life is one of sacrifice. Who could doubt this?”

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“Sister St. Francis is resuscitated enough to preach for the jubilee. To see if she is dead, we shall have to take a little, or even a big boy to her room and ask her about preparing him for Baptism or for Confession. If she opens neither her eyes nor her mouth, we may have the funeral in all safety.”

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“We must pray: it is our food without which nourishment we perish.”

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“At New York, we began to experience the care of a maternal Providence which watched over us.”

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“We are approaching very fast. How fast my heart is beating! If you knew what feelings one experiences at a moment like this!”

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“...purify your hearts more and more in communion with God, and acquire new strength and fervor for the time to come.”

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“Endeavor not to cause others to suffer, and you yourself try to endure the little annoyances which are unavoidable in the necessary relations with others.”

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“How we shall admire God's care of us!”

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“At each step we can admire the grandeur, the power, the goodness of God.”

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“It would be better to be guarded in your words than always asking pardon.”

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“If ... you are quite determined to belong entirely to God, to work with all your strength ... I say to you with assurance, Come.”

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“You understand at least, my dearly loved sisters, that I do not have to get down deep in my heart before finding the tender love that fills it for you all...”

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June 14
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“Sometimes I am disheartened with this country that I feel as if I were carrying on my shoulders the weight of its highest mountains and in my heart all the thorns of its wilderness.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin