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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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“I see you are entering the way of loving God and trying to keep close to [God], no matter who or what may rise against you.”

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“... I now await in peace whatever it may please Our Lord to ordain for the future.”

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“Mutual confidence is the sweet secret of gaining hearts.”

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“Our need for virtue is greater than for learning.”

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“You may not live to see it, but you will have sown the seed, and your Sisters will come to reap what will have been sown.”

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“Pray for me occasionally that I may not lose courage ... that I may be brave enough to hold up others who falter sometimes.”

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“Repent of your sins and failings; take resolutions to do better and, after that, be quiet. The more we stir up a dunghill, the more it exhales bad odors.”

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“My duties have multiplied to such an extent that it is impossible for me to fulfill them. I feel keenly the need to share a burden which I can no longer carry alone.”

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“In following the will of God ... one can never go too far.”

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“We were all very sick. When one was feeling a little better, she went to aid another, to hold the head of one who was a little sicker than herself. You never saw such a comedy.”

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“Be then, my dear sisters, more united with God. Act with a purer intention.”

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“...ours is the preparation for the generation that will succeed us, and eminent good will be done this way by us.”

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Quote of the day

October 20
“The good God gave me the grace to remain calm.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin