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Special Collections and Archives

GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES

Volume 1: Eastern United States -- Moore Haven, Florida: FL-7

Diocese of Venice

 

St. Joseph the Worker Church
24065 U.S. Highway 27
P.O. Box 1109
Moore Haven, FL 33471

Phone: 863-946-0696

Email: office@stjosephtheworkerfl.org

 

History: St. Joseph the Worker Church has been a multicultural and predominantly non-Native American parish whose pastor, a diocesan priest, has attended to the following stations and a mission among Seminole Indians:

1970s-1990s

Big Cypress Reservation station

1970s-1990s

Brighton Reservation station

1990s-present

St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Mission, Okeechobee

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1970s-present

Volume: Few records

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Seminole Indian parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker Church, Moore Haven, and its stations and mission.

 

Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives. However, Marquette’s holdings, e.g. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, include related records about these Native and Catholic groups and places.

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