Baltimore History Evenings – Sisters of Faith: The Oblate Sisters of Providence

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Oblate Sisters of Providence, established in Baltimore in 1829, were the first order of African American nuns. which was established in Baltimore in 1829 and has rendered over 180 years of community service. Pioneers in the Catholic education, the order established an exceptional school for girls of color in the early 19th century known today as St. Frances Academy.