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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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“Unless we are on guard our faith will by degrees be weakened.”

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“Be careful not to give way to your temper, which makes you unsupportable. You would be a thousand times happier in resisting it.”

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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.”

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“When a fault is committed in your house, examine seriously before God whether you yourself are not the cause.”

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“Jesus always has time; he is always ready to listen to us.”

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“Be joyful, amiable toward each other. Have nothing on your conscience to trouble you.”

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“Come to Saint Mary's...to give me the consolation of seeing you all, fervent and united, which is the greatest happiness that I can have in this world.”

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“We had but one dollar remaining... and we did not know where to get a cent for the want of the house. Still, how could I mistrust Divine Providence?”

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“I passed my days contemplating the sea, the clouds, the vessels, the fish... What a religious pensiveness seizes the soul on beholding the sky and the ocean, which seem to the voyager as the only objects in creation.”

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“...a tender charity has constantly existed among us. ... There... is the secret of our strength, the firm foundation of our prosperity, the source of our success.”

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“When they are ill, take good care of them.”

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“What will heaven be if our poor Earth is at times so beautiful?”

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Quote of the day

June 25
Day of the Seafarer
“In the evening we remained on deck to see and examine at leisure the ravishing spectacle before us. It would take an abler pen than mine to describe it properly, if, indeed, it can be described.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin