The Oblate Sisters of Providence is a Roman Catholic women's religious institute, founded by Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange (1784 - 1882), OSP, and Rev.
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 1828 in Baltimore, Maryland for the education of girls of African descent. It was the first permanent community of Roman Catholic sisters of African descent in the United States.
Oblate Sisters of Providence, Halethorpe, Maryland. Marcia Hall of the Oblate Sisters of Providence talks about why a film highlighting the experiences of young black religious is necessary and the surprising things she's learned as first-time film producer. Oblate Sisters of Providence updated their profile picture. 6 July ·. Oblate Sisters of Providence added 84 new photos to the album 190th Anniversary of Oblate Sisters of Providence. to teach at St. Cecilia's in Baltimore, Md. I was in the 6th grade. Mother Consolutta, was the principal, Sr.
The Oblate Sisters of Providence is the first successful Roman Catholic sisterhood in the world established by women of African descent. It was the work of a French-born Sulpician priest and four women, who were part of the Caribbean refugee colony which began arriving in Baltimore, Maryland in the late eighteenth century. Father James Hector Nicholas Joubert, SS, a Sulpician priest discovered it was difficult for the Haitian refugee children to master their religious studies because they were unable to read.
Oblate Sisters of Providence The Oblate Sisters of Providence were founded in Baltimore, Maryland. Here's a picture of early sisters standing in front of this historic building, which still serves as a home for sisters today. A community of Haitian refugees had been established in the city after the Haitian revolution in. Baltimore's Mother Mary Lange May Be The First African-American Saint.
Oblate Sisters of Providence : A Pictorial History. Journal of American Studies. Diane Batts Morrow's Persons of Color and Religious at the Same Time: The Oblate Sisters of Providence, 1828-1860 brings forth potent memories for me. The Oblate Sisters were my first formal educators.
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For other Sisters of Providence congregations, see Sisters of Providence (disambiguation). Oblate Sisters of Providence. The Sisters of Providence are a religious institute of Roman Catholic sisters founded in 1843 by Mother Émilie Gamelin. The Sisters of Providence have missions in nations all over the world including El Salvador, the Philippines, Haiti, Egypt, Cameroon, Chile, Argentina and the United States. The congregation is a member of the Women of Providence in Collaboration. Providence Health & Services was established by the Sisters.
The Oblate Sisters confronted many challenges in their early years. But the Oblate Sisters did not allow the doubts and fears of others to interfere in their relationship with God. Most white people did not believe that black people could lead virtuous lives and rejected as impossible the idea of a black Catholic sisterhood. They firmly believed in the truth of God’s call to them to serve him in religious life and defined themselves as women of virtue in service to others. As unusual as the Oblate experience proves, it also provides an iconic example of an American story.