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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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“Our dear Lord has preserved us, and at this moment, eleven o'clock in the morning, everything leads us to hope that the worst is over.”

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“Very great hopes are founded upon this house.”

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“Pray, pray very much so the good God will show you what [God] wishes you to do.”

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“Really, I am humiliated in seeing Sister St. Francis run in the way of perfection while I just drag along.”

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“The weather was magnificent. It seemed that heaven united with earth to add beauty to the feast. Never had I seen our solitude so charming.”

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“Daughters of four different nations [are] assembled here in a little chapel under the protection of the Lord in the heart of the dense woods, having nothing in the world but [God] for support and for protection.”

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“It is astonishing that this remote solitude has been chosen for a novitiate and especially for an academy. All appearances are against it.”

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“October 22! Fifteen years ago today we arrived in our forest. How many graces since then.”

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“If you fast from your foolish imaginations it will be much better.”

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“The good God gave me the grace to remain calm.”

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“Sometimes I feel almost sinking under the weight, not only of present miseries, but still more, perhaps, under the apprehension of future misfortunes with which we are threatened.”

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“A Sister of Providence cannot go to heaven alone.”

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Quote of the day

February 7
“What strength the soul draws from prayer! In the midst of a storm, how sweet is the calm it finds in the heart of Jesus.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin