GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 1: Eastern United States: New York NY-9

Diocese of Albany

Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine 
136 Shrine Road Suite 2
Fultonville, NY 12072

Phone: 518-630-9922

http://auriesvilleshrine.com/

Hours: See website

Access: Restrictions apply

Copying facilities: Unknown

History:


1884

Jesuits (now New York Province) founded Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine on the presumptive 17th century site of Ossernenon, a Mohawk town where three Jesuits, St. Isaac Jogues, S.J., René Goupil, S.J., and John Lalande, S.J., were martyred, 1642-1646, and St. Kateri Tekakwitha (Algonquin-Mohawk) was born, 1656

1884-1930

The U.S. bishops nominated the Jesuit martyrs for canonization; they were canonized in 1930 with the U.S. vice postulator maintaining his office at the Martyrs Shrine

1884-2012

The U.S. bishops nominated Kateri Tekakwitha for canonization; she was canonized in 2012 with the U.S. vice postulator maintaining his office first at the Martyrs and then at the Black and Indian Missions Office (Washington, D.C.)

1884-2015

The Jesuits administered the Martyrs Shrine

2015-present

The Diocese of Albany took control

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1880s-present

Volume: Ca. 10 cubic feet

Description: Administrative files and newsletters regarding Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine and its pilgrimages.

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.

New2017

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


Marquette Archives