Oblate Sisters of Providence

July 22, 2019
National Catholic Sisters Week has supported a host of efforts to promote vocations among African American women, and we're pleased to spread the word about innovative work being done by Sister Marcia Hall, the vocations director for the Oblate Sisters of Providence. She recently shared an...
May 05, 2019
Introducing girls to Catholic sisters who look like them is one goal of National Catholic Sisters Week, and it was advanced in a vibrant way thanks to the nation’s oldest African American order. On March 14, thanks to support from a NCSW mini-grant, a group of middle-school girls were able...
April 18, 2018
When the middle schoolers at St. Francis International in Silver Spring, Md., visited the Oblate Sisters of Providence at nearby Mount Providence Convent as part of National Catholic Sisters Week, their eyes and hearts were opened. “I felt like I belonged here,” one student told the video team...
March 08, 2018
 National Catholic Sisters Week (NCSW), the fifth annual celebration of women religious, kicks off today, heralding a record number of events across the country to celebrate the remarkable contributions of Catholic sisters, in tandem with National Women’s History Month. The week is intended...
February 07, 2018
African American girls will soon have the chance to see nuns who look like them as part of National Catholic Sisters Week. Middle-school girls from St. Francis International School in Silver Spring, Md., will visit Mount Providence Convent on March 14 to spend time with the Oblate Sisters of...
February 03, 2016
This episode was produced in honor of Black History Month. The Oblate Sisters of Providence are a predominantly Black religious community and have used education to empower the communities they serve. Transcript: In honor of Black History Month and the many stories we hear of...