GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Massachusetts: MA-1

La Salette Missionaries, Province of Mary, Mother of the Americas
947 Park Street
Attleboro MA, 02703

Phone: 508-222-5410
Email: See website

 

History: The La Salette Missionaries were founded in France, 1852, and made their first U.S. foundation, 1892. Its four North American provinces merged to form the Province of Mary, Mother of the Americas, 2000. Missionaries from the Province of Mary and its predecessors served the following parishes with Native Americans:

 

1940-1980s

Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church (Chitamacha, Choctaw, Houma), Golden Meadow, Louisiana

1979-unknown

Barona, Sycuan, and Viejas reservations (Kumiai), Lakeside, California

1980s-present

Our Lady of La Salette Church (Maya), Canton, Georgia; Archdiocese of Atlanta

 

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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