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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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“Love the children first, and then teach them.”

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“The chapel is nicely ornamented...It is the prettiest little chapel I have seen anywhere since I left France. Though so beautiful, it is nevertheless very simple.”

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“What have we to do in order to be saints? Nothing extraordinary; nothing more than what we do every day. Only do it for [God's] love...”

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“Without distinction of persons, do good to all for the love of God.”

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“Oh, how fortunate we are to have given the days of our youth to that God of love who gives us so much affection, and even more when we are old, infirm and crippled than when we were young and robust.”

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“We again offered up to heaven the sacrifices of all that we loved, and we thought of those who were weeping for us.”

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“...if you protect us, the work we have undertaken for the glory of God will succeed, will prosper. Of this I feel almost certain.”

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“...we can rely on [God's] assistance - assistance of which we have now greater need than ever before...”

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“Do not meddle with what does not concern you.”

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“When the soul is deeply preoccupied, the eyes look but see nothing.”

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“If at any day we accomplish some good here, the glory will certainly be [God's] alone...”

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“My duty has been simply that of the ass who bore the prophet.”

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Quote of the day

April 11
“All our sufficiency is from God. Who says: "Without me, you can do nothing."”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin