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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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“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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“Grant, O my God, that all who dwell in this house may love thee much, may love one another and may never forget why they came here.”

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“...nothing can rob you of your joy when you will be reunited to those in heaven from whom you were obliged to be separated on Earth.”

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“Think sometimes of your poor Sister Theodore, who loves you so much, who prays for you, who thinks of you day and night.”

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“Oh, if you could understand the feelings of a mother's heart for a child which is not hers by nature but by grace - the feelings of the heart, I say for the temporal but more especially for the eternal happiness of her child - you would understand what I feel for you.”

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Quote of the day

June 20
World Refugee Day
“Souls everywhere are equally dear to our Lord, and we are determined to consecrate our life to them.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin