GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Illinois: IL-1

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. United States Province
305 South Lake Street 
P.O. Box 270
Aurora, IL 60507

Phone: 630-892-2371
Email: questions@misacor-usa.org

 

History: Founded in France, 1854, the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart have self-identified with the post-nominal initials, “M.S.C.” They established their United States Province, 1939, and have evangelized the following Catholics of Native American descent:

1969-present

St. Anthony de Padua Church (e.g. Coahuiltecan Mestizos), San Antonio, Texas; some parishioners of Native American descent

1989-present

San Manuel Reservation (Serrano) station attended from St. Adelaide Church, Highland, California

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: Unknown.

 

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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