Mother in 2005.

Mother David Marie, HPB

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Mother David Marie
of Our Mother of Sorrows

Entered 2 February 1955
First Vows 10 July 1958
Final Vows 10 July 1961
Mother General 1978 – 1995

As a means of allowing priests, deacons, religious, and laity a way to share in our charism of prayer and sacrifice for priests, Mother established the Oblates of the Precious Blood in 1981 under the guidance of the Servant of God, Father John A. Hardon, SJ. She completed the implementation of the Perpetual Adoration Program for the Handmaids of the Precious Blood that had begun in 1977 as well obtaining our Pontifical Status as a Contemplative Community during the Pontificate of Saint John Paul II in 1992. She celebrated her Golden Jubilee of Vows in 2008 and entered into her eternal reward 31 August 2013.