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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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“We are never hypocrites when we do not intend to be; hence, you must not exaggerate anything. You are bad enough without making yourself worse than you are.”

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“To God alone be the glory of our labors, and to you, dear friends, the recompense on account of the assistance you will give us.”

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“The way is not yet clear. Grope along slowly.”

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“Hardly had we begun to pray when we felt better.”

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“Perfect abandonment of ourselves in all things for the future requires great courage, but we ought to aspire to it.”

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“Have confidence in the Providence that so far has never failed us.”

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“Thank God now with all your heart, seeing that [God] removes obstacles to your advancement and gives opportunity of doing good work.”

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“Woman in this country is only yet one-fourth of the family. I hope that, through the influence of religion and education, she will eventually become at least one half — the "better half."”

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“Try to bear everything from others without making them bear anything from you.”

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“In short, when you have committed a fault, disavow it before God; ask [God's] pardon, promise to do better in the future. Make a good act of love, and after that, go your way as though nothing had happened.”

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“If we raise our heart to God from time to time during an action which has been offered to [God], that is enough.”

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“How happy we shall be in heaven where we shall never have to part...”

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