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OSPOficina Sanitaria Panamericana (Spanish: Pan American Sanitary Bureau)
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OSPOsservatorio Scolastico Provinciale (Italian: Provincial School Observatory)
OSPOff Street Parking
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OSPOffice of the Special Prosecutor (various organizations)
OSPOpen Specification Promise (Microsoft)
OSPOrganic System Plan (organic certification)
OSPOregon State Parks
OSPOrganizational Security Policies
OSPOpen Source Physics
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OSPOnline Service Provider
OSPOptical Storage Processor
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OSPOther Specification
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OSPOpen Settlement Protocol
OSPOpen Source Project
OSPOpen Source Programming
OSPOpen Source Portfolio
OSPOle Database Simple Provider
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OSPOffice Setup
OSPOut of School Program (various locations)
OSPOffice of State Purchasing (Louisiana)
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OSPOpportunity Scholarship Program
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OSPOlympic Sculpture Park (Seattle, WA)
OSPOral Sodium Phosphate (laxative solution)
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OSPOrbital Space Plane (NASA)
OSPOverseas Studies Program (various locations)
OSPOrganic Solderability Preservative
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OSPOrange Smoothie Productions (gaming)
OSPOchotnicza Straz Pozarna (Polish: village firebrigade)
OSPOld Spanish
OSPOhio State Patrol
OSPOffice of Science Policy (US EPA, Office of R&D)
OSPOne Stop Portal (various locations)
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OSPOperations Support Package (US DoD)
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OSPOptimum Sustainable Population
OSPOffice Suite Program (software; Microsoft)
OSPOn-Line Service Provider
OSPOutside Processing
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OSPOptical Signal Processing
OSPOnline Shopping Password (security features)
OSPOld Sheffield Plate (type of silver plate)
OSPOrchid Seedbank Project (Chandler, AZ)
OSPOperating Systems Principles
OSPOffshore Procurement
OSPOn-Site Procurement (gaming clan)
OSPOffice of Statewide Prosecution (Florida)
OSPOcean Survey Program
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OSPOrganización de Servicios Profesionales (Spanish: Professional Services Organization; various locations)
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OSPOrbital/Sub-orbital Program
OSPOcean Surveillance Product
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OSPOffice of Scientific Personnel
OSPOther Service Program
OSPOperations Support Plan
OSPOnline Sexual Problems
OSPOutside Processes
OSPOld School Presbyterian (US census abbreviation)
OSPObiit Sine Prole (Latin: died without issue)
OSPOrganization Standard Process
OSPOkuma Sampling Path
OSPOperational Support Product
OSPOffensive Stereotype Productions (website)
OSPOperational Support Package
OSPOccupational Surveillance Program
OSPOptimal Site Path
OSPOptical Shared Protection
OSPOrder of St. Paul the First Hermit, Pauline Fathers (religious order)
OSPOptimized Software Process
OSPOptical Signatures Program
OSPOperator Splitting Pre-Conditioner
OSPOn-Site Programmer
OSPOsaka Seling Printing (Japan)
OSPOgden Support Page
OSPObjectives & Strategies Plan
OSPOpen Systems Profile
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OSPOutput Signal Processing
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The antebellum Oblate Sisters of Providence were free women of color who staffed, developed, and sustained the first schools in Baltimore for the education of free black children and created a religious institute that today continues their religious and ministerial vision.
These organizations continue a tradition of spirit-rooted creativity initiated in the 19th century by the founding of two orders of black women religious--the Oblate Sisters of Providence and the Sisters of the Holy Family--and the lay initiatives of the "Colored Catholic Congresses" and the Federated Colored Catholics.
The dialogue was sponsored by the Marianist Social Justice Collaborative and hosted by the Oblate Sisters of Providence at their center in Arbutus, a Baltimore suburb.
Lee ended up joining the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the Catholic Church's first order of women religious of African ancestry.
Elizabeth Lange was superior of the first group of black religious, the Oblate Sisters of Providence. Founded in Baltimore in 1829, the sisters nursed the sick and taught the poor in the name of Jesus Christ.
She left the Oblate Sisters of Providence to go to Monroe, Mich., at the request of Redemptorist Fr.
As Oblate Sisters of Providence, they respectfully refused to be denied their mission in life, which was to serve the illiterate and poor, the orphans and elderly of the black community rather than to cook, clean and sew for the elite in society.
BALTIMORE -- The Oblate Sisters of Providence, the oldest Catholic order of black nuns in the United States, opened a celebration of the order's 175 years of service July 2 with a Mass at their motherhouse in Baltimore.
The stories of foundresses such as Mercy Sisters Catherine McAuley and Frances Warde, Cornelia Connelly of the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus, Katherine Drexel of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament and Elizabeth Lange of the Oblate Sisters of Providence, and a host of other religious who responded to the many needs of society in extraordinary ways comprise the main content of this book.
* As a body of more than 2,000 Catholic women religious, the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, of Monroe, Mich., Immaculata and Scranton, Pa., and the Oblate Sisters of Providence of Baltimore unite our hearts and voices in prayer that our nation and all the peoples of the world will rise from the ashes of the recent tragic events in the United States and live in the promise of resurrection.
* Thanks for sharing the story of the Oblate Sisters of Providence and their ministry of education ("Great expectations," NCR, Jan.