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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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“Let us keep ever united in Our Lord. When we love one another in [God], we love [God] better.”

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“...grace is not given equally to all, nor at the same time.”

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“Truly I have great need of prayers. I am quite a grumbler.”

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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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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