University of Notre Dame

Oblates of Providence Rule book


Origination : Oblates of Providence.
Extent : 1 reel of microfilm.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
In French and English .

Administrative Information


Source: Ecclesiastical Microfilm Service (Francis Clark)

Preferred Citation

Oblates of Providence Rule book (OBL), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Microfilm of a rule book for the Oblates of Providence. The rule book, in French, followed by an English version, details obligations of the superior, oblates, and postulates, tasks to be done, Sunday and feast day observances, guidelines for the school and the children attending it, daily routine, dress, education for the sisters, and reformed constitution in French. The reel contains two copies of the book.


A diocesan congregation of religious women founded in 1829 by Sulpician Jacques Nicholas Joubert and dedicated to the education of young Afro-Americans.


Oblates of Providence.
Women -- Religious life.
Afro-Americans -- Education.
Joubert de la Muraille, Jacques Hector Nicholas, 1777-1843.
Monasticism and religious orders for women -- United States.

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