GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus Church
12701 Veirs Mill Road
Rockville, MD 20853
History: The Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus Church, Rockville, Maryland, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Archdiocese of Washington (Archives: Hyattsville, Maryland). Washington archdiocesan priests have administered St. Jude’s, 1956-present, which has had some Native American parishioners (e.g. Maya), 1980s-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1980s-ongoing
Volume: Several records
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) of Native American parishioners.
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.