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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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“Under this coarse exterior...hide very precious virtues and rare talents.”

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“Finally we prayed for all, for we had the confidence of being heard. O yes, [God] heard our prayers, the sighs of our hearts...”

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“Do not press matters; be patient, be trustful.”

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“It seems that God wishes to render [God's] gifts still dearer to us by causing them to pass through your hands before reaching us.”

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“May God's holy will be done! This is what we must come back to under all circumstances, and this is what we must start out with - "Thy will be done on Earth as it is in heaven!"”

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“As I said before, love caused her death. Love broke the bonds that held her soul captive. What a death! Oh, no, not death, but rather the beginning of life - and what a life!”

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“How strongly I feel it is necessary to be holy! But more strongly do I realize that I am far from being so. Obtain this grace for me...”

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“You must try to invent means of correcting your children, but remember that the most powerful means are rewards: a kind word, an approving glance, a little gesture, is sometimes sufficient to correct what the most severe punishment would not have overcome.”

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“The tribulations which have afflicted our Community have produced very precious fruits.”

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“Love all in God and for God, and all will be well.”

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“How many times have I said the same prayer!”

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“As for myself, I am full of confidence; the good God will still come to our assistance, for "there is no imperfection in [God's] works."”

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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