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The Prayer of the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Provident God,

Source of all grace and holiness,
look kindly on us who pray in this chapel
dedicated to Saint Mother Theodore Guerin,
the friend and servant of Christ.

She is for us your witness to the life of the Gospel.
Through her prayers and example help us
love you more fully and serve you more faithfully.

May we who journey
with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin
always know Providence
as our guide and companion. Amen.

May we who love and honor
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin
find ourselves drawn closer to you,
Provident God. Amen.

May we follow in the footsteps of Jesus, the Christ,
keeping before us the example
of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin
who gave herself in service to others. Amen.

May we experience the density
of the presence of God in this holy place. Amen.

May we find hope and healing,
comfort and care here. Amen.

And may God, through the intercession
of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin,
receive my prayer for ____________
who is in need of your love. Amen.

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Sisters of Providence

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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