Oblate Sisters of Providence:
A Pictorial History
by Sharon Knecht
In the spring of 1828 four women of African descent began a women`s 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.
The Oblate Sisters of Providence are pleased to announce the publication of Oblate Sisters of Providence: A Pictorial History. This beautiful 8.5″ x 11″ limited edition is now available for order. The story of the Oblate of Sisters of Providence is told through 144 pages containing over 250 histroric photographs collected and kept by the Sisters. It is a remarkable story: full of purpose, communnity, joy, hardship, and most of all faith.
Hardcover copy: $35
Softcover copy: $30
Books will be shipped directly to you at an additional cost of $5.00. To save on shipping and handling charges, you may pick up your copy at the Oblate Sisters of Providence Archives.
You may order your copy by linking to the order form on this page or for more information, please call the Oblate Sisters at 410-242-1603.
Order form for Oblate Sisters of Providence book!