Catholic Pastoral Centre
123 Nelson Rd
CA S7S 1H1
Oblates of Mary Immaculate, St. Mary's Province Archives
To collect and preserve the archival records of the work and ministry of the Oblates of St. Mary's Province to the Roman Catholics of western and northern Canada and to assist researchers with the use of the records. The Archives' work is carried out in accordance with Canon Law, the policies of the Oblate Provincial Council and professional archival practice.
Administrative records of St. Mary's Province of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, a Roman Catholic religious congregation of priests and brothers founded in France in 1816. St. Mary's was formed as a separate province in 1926 to minister to the German and (until the formation of Assumption Province in the 1950s) Polish-speaking Catholics of western Canada. The Oblates of St. Mary's Province have also served in English-speaking parishes in Saskatchewan and Alberta. The OMI/SMP Archives' holdings include records related to the Oblate priests and brothers of St. Mary's Province and their work in the parishes, schools, colleges and missions of western and northern Canada. The holdings also include publications, photographs, building plans, audiotapes and videotapes.
Extent: 150 linear metres
Inclusive dates: 1920-1998
In-house finding aids only
Monday-Friday, 8:30-16:30 (research assistance by appointment)