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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 each other.

Lord, being sick isn’t easy.
I’m scared and I worry about burdening my family.
I pray to return to good health and ask for the strength to bear this burden.
Help me to remember that your sacrifice on the cross was a lesson for us all, and that all things pass and, in time, bring us closer to you.

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The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, are a congregation of Roman Catholic women religious (sisters) who minister throughout the United States and Taiwan. Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence in 1840. The congregation has a mission of being God's Providence in the world by committing to performing works of love, mercy and justice in service among God's people.

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