Oblate Sisters of Providence

The Oblate Sisters of Providence is a Roman Catholic women's religious institute, founded by Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange (1784 - 1882), OSP, and Rev. James Nicholas Joubert, SS in 1829 in Baltimore, Maryland for the education of girls of African descent. It has the distinction of being the first Roman Catholic religious institute begun for Catholic women of African descent. The congregation is also a member of the Women of Providence in Collaboration.

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... A little over a year on 2 July 1829, the first four sisters, Miss Elisabeth Lange of Santiago, Cuba, Miss Mary Rosine Boegues of San Domingo, Miss Mary Frances Balas of San Domingo ... Sister Mary was chosen superior, and Rev ... institute on 2 October 1831 under the title of Oblate Sisters of Providence ...

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