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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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“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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“Happy those who are able to pray!”

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“If one way does not succeed, try another.”

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“Do not require from everybody the same virtues and qualities.”

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Quote of the day

July 21
“May God's holy will be done! This is what we must come back to under all circumstances, and this is what we must start out with - "Thy will be done on Earth as it is in heaven!"”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin