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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.
At a Time of Family Conflict
All families know conflict. How we handle our differences and to whom we turn determine whether, and how fast, our scars will heal. You know, God, we are not a…
At a Time of Family Crisis
Loss of a job, an accident, difficulties with children are just a few of the challenges which bring tremendous stress to a family. We pray to make these occasions a…
Joy at a New Birth
A baby is a new beginning, a hope for a better future. It is important to remember God’s role in helping us raise our children to lead good lives. Loving…
At a Time of Illness
We pray for wellness, but we accept the reality of illness. In so doing, we come to a deeper understanding of suffering in our lives and a greater sensitivity to…
For Freedom from Addictions
Drugs, alcohol and other addictions are tearing apart families, just as they tear apart our larger society. We ask that those we love see the way to their own liberation.…
For a Strengthening of Faith for a Family Member
When a family member loses faith, a part of us is lost, too. We pray for that loved one’s return. Dear Lord, Faith is not always a constant. We live…
At a Time of Celebration
How often do we express our gratitude for the joys in our lives? Lord, We come to you so often in need. I just want to take this quiet moment…
Prayer for a New Year
Creator God, The wheel is turning, a new year beginning, reminding us of our place in time. We are part of this world you made, not as separate bits and…
Easter Morning Prayer
Risen Jesus, A new day is born. It is your gift to us. In giving your life, you gave willingly what we could never ask. And, in so doing, you…
A Mother’s Day Prayer
Mary, mother of Jesus, woman of Providence, you formed your child’s faith and led him to his destiny. Living your life in a real world, as a real woman, you…
A Prayer for Father’s Day
St. Joseph, Through your goodness, faith and quiet sacrifice, you taught the meaning of fatherhood. You offered guidance, you showed the way. Thank you for those who have brought fatherhood…
An All Souls Remembrance
Loving God, A candle burns in my heart and warms my soul. It never flickers. It never wanes. It is the memory of those I love who are now at…
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