The Oblate Sisters of Providence are pleased to announce the publication of Oblate Sisters of Providence: A Pictorial History. The story of the Oblate Sisters of Providence is told through 144 pages containing over 250 historic photographs
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Oblate Sisters of Providence, A Pictorial History - Hard Cover  $35.00
Oblate Sisters of Providence, A Pictorial History - Soft Cover  $30.00
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by Sharon C. Knecht
In the spring of 1828 four women of African  descent began a women religious order in Baltimore, Maryland. With God's blessing, and the support of thousands who believed in their vision, the Oblate Sisters of Providence became the first sustained order of women religious of African descent in the world.
collected and kept by the Sisters. It is a remarkable story: full of purpose, community, joy, hardship, and most of all faith.
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Persons of Color and Religious at the Same Time
                          The Oblate Sisters of Providence 1828-1860
                                      by Dr. Diane Batts Morrow

2002 Leticia Woods Brown Publication Prize for the best book in Black    Women's History from the Association of Black Women Historians

2004 Distinguished Book Award from the Conference on Women Religious

"A must read for all those interested in the history of the Oblate Sisters of Providence." Sharon Knecht, author and OSP archivist

Soft Cover  $25.00