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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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“You attach too much importance altogether to the subject. Be simple.”

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“As soon as we have sinned, let us humble ourselves, ask pardon of God, and go on our way as before...”

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“It was all over for us, if the Lord had not come to our aid.”

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“...give a little pleasure to your poor Mother Theodore, who loves you so much, and who would like to see you perfect, but who is very far from being perfect herself.”

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“We have gone out several times this summer to gather simples and linden blossoms, etc. In each excursion we discover something marvelous, beautiful, and useful in the magnificent forests of Indiana.”

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“Speak to them with respect and they will respect you and will respect themselves.”

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“...I have paid more than sixty thousand francs (on the motherhouse), besides supplying the wants of the one hundred and thirty persons who compose our family. How, are we not daughters of Providence?”

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“It will always be a need for me to open my heart to you.”

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“Let us take courage, my very dear Sisters; the Cross, it is true, awaits us at every turn, but it is the way to heaven.”

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“Besides the admirable union that exists between persons of different nationalities, of dispositions so opposite, some well informed, others without education, there is also...a great spirit of faith, of piety and a confidence in God which goes as far, I believe, as it can go.”

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“Never speak when you are over - excited, but wait for the impulse of nature to pass away and that of grace to succeed it.”

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“When we had left our country and all that was dear to us... We found waiting for us in a poor log cabin our God, our ALL.”

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Quote of the day

November 30
“Learn, then, to practice simplicity ...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin