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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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“...It was ordinarily after contemplating these inspiring scenes that we went down to our cabin to mingle our voices to the majesty of nature in praising its Creator.”

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“...Often, too, we saw the moon arising from the other extremity of the sky. It has its particular kind of beauty, and sometimes the aurora borealis added to the magnificent spectacle.”

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“...I felt happy to belong to [God], and said to myself, "What will our God be for us in our heavenly home, since even in our exile [God] is so great, so powerful, so magnificent!"”

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“...I often enjoyed this pleasure, always new to me. I must say that it arouses a delightful feeling toward the Author of these marvels.”

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“...great fish swimming at water level, bounding about joyfully, chasing each other and playing about quite close to the ship added to the beauty of the scene already so inspiring in itself.”

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“...The pure sky, the majestic sun which seemed to descend proudly into the waters as if to refresh itself, the luminous ray reaching out from it even to us, gilding the waves lightly stirred by the evening breeze...”

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“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.”

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“Try, my daughter, never to perform your actions with crooked intentions.”

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“I said to myself, thus does life pass, now calm, now agitated, but at last the end is attained.”

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“You can never imagine the void the death of Sister St. Francis has left in our house. I not only miss her, but it seems to me I have lost a part of my life. Day and night she is present in my mind.”

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“...how heartily I thanked God for the little share [God] has given me in this dear mission, where so many saints have labored and shall still labor.”

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“Souls everywhere are equally dear to our Lord, and we are determined to consecrate our life to them.”

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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