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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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“To write requires time; but to love, to cherish, to pray for, through that desire we have for the happiness of our friends, time is not needed.”

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“We are always in fear about what we treasure.”

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“I am going to offer my prayers for you, so that the Holy Spirit will inspire and guide you.”

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“I would not change my cross for any consolation that Our Lord might give me instead...”

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“You are very foolish, my dear sister, to be tormenting your imagination with the fear of losing your mind. ... Believe me, my daughter, we cannot lose what we never had.”

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“I turned to my God and felt my confidence reanimated.”

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“We could have a garden three times as large as yours, if we had help enough to cultivate it.”

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“For me in particular [Sister Saint Francis Xavier] was a friend that one does not lose twice in a lifetime. She filled the void left in so many instances by my failures.”

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“This happiness will certainly not be without clouds.”

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“It matters little whether we are in one place or another, provided we do the will of God.”

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“Trusting all your affairs to [God]...you will see that all will be well.”

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“If ever this poor little Community becomes settled, it will be established on the cross; and that is what gives me confidence and makes me hope, sometimes even against hope.”

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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