1829.Origination : Oblates of Providence.
Source: Ecclesiastical Microfilm Service (Francis Clark)
Oblates of Providence Rule book (OBL), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
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.