GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
St. Thomas Moore Church
10935 South Military Trail
Boynton Beach, FL 33436
Email: See website
History: St. Thomas Moore Church, Boynton Beach, Florida, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Palm Beach (Archives: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida). Father Francis "Frank" O'Loughlin, pastor 1992-2001, established an outreach to migrant farm workers, which included some Native Americans (e.g. Maya) who became parishioners, 1990s-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1990s-ongoing
Volume: Several records
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Thomas Moore Church.
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.