The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The name given to an organisation of secular priests living in community, founded by St. Charles Borromeo at the end of the 16th century, and who are ready to render any services the bishop may require of them.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Oblates'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/o/oblates.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.