GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Arizona: AZ-13

All Saints Church
105 County Road 420
P.O. Box 119
Ganado, AZ 86505-0119

Phone: 928-755-3401

 

St. Anne Mission
50 HC 58
Klagetoh, AZ 86505
P.O. Box 366
Chambers, AZ 86502

Phone: 928-652-3264

 

History: All Saints Church, Ganado, Arizona, and St. Anne Mission, Klagetoh, Arizona, have been two interdependent and predominantly Native American (Navajo) parishes in the Navajo Nation and in the Diocese of Gallup (Archives: Gallup, New Mexico).

All Saints Church, Ganado:

1968-1985

Franciscans (St. John the Baptist Province) (Archives: Cincinnati, Ohio; archives bulk: St. Michaels, Arizona, and Tucson, Arizona) at St. Anne’s Klagetoh, established and attended to All Saints Mission (Navajo), Ganado

1985-1990

Franciscans (Our Lady of Guadalupe Province) (Archives: St. Michaels, Arizona) at St. Anne’s, Klagetoh, attended to All Saints Mission

1990-present

Became a parish; Franciscans have administered All Saints Church

Franciscans at All Saints have attended to St. Anne and the following Navajo Indian stations in Arizona:

1990-2004

St. Anne Mission, Klagetoh

1990-2004

Wide Ruins station

1990-2004

Cornfields station

St. Anne Mission, Klagetoh:

1924-1927

Franciscans (St. John the Baptist Province) visited Klagetoh station

1927-1985

Franciscans established and administered St. Anne Mission

1960s

Medical Missionary Sisters (Archives: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) staffed the parish health clinic

1974-1997

Dominican Sisters of the Roman Congregation (Archives: Lewiston, Maine) served the parish with religious education

1985-1990

Franciscans (Our Lady of Guadalupe Province) (Archives: St. Michaels, Arizona) administered St. Anne’s

1990-1994

Franciscans at All Saints, Ganado, attended to St. Anne’s

1994-present

Brothers of the Sacred Heart (Archives: Baton Rouge, Louisiana) have administered St. Anne’s

Franciscans at St. Ann’s attended to All Saints and these Navajo Indian stations in Arizona:

1968-1990 (became a parish)

All Saints Church, Ganado

1970-2010s (closed)

Our Lady of the Rosary Mission, Greasewood

1968-1990 (transferred to All Saints, Ganado)

Wide Ruins station

1968-1990 (transferred to All Saints, Ganado)

Cornfields station

1968-1990 (closed)

El Paso station

1968-1990 (closed)

Snake Flats station

All Saints Church, Ganado:

1968-1985

Franciscans (St. John the Baptist Province) at St. Anne’s, Klagetoh, established and attended to All Saints Mission (Navajo), Navajo Reservation

1985-1990

Franciscans (Our Lady of Guadalupe Province) at St. Anne’s, Klagetoh, attended to All Saints

1990-1994

Became a parish; Franciscans administered All Saints Church

1994-present

Brothers of the Sacred Heart have administered All Saints

Franciscans and Brothers of the Sacred Heart at All Saints have attended to St. Anne and the following Navajo Indian stations in Arizona:

1990-present

St. Anne Mission, Klagetoh

1990-present

Wide Ruins station

1990-present

Cornfields station

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: 1920s-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Ann Church, Klagetoh, All Saints Church, Ganado, and their attended Native American missions and stations.

 

/1 Sacramental records 

Inclusive dates: 1920s-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Ann Church, Klagetoh, All Saints Church, Ganado, and their attended Native American missions and stations. 

 

/2 Publications

Inclusive dates: 2016-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Illustrated monthly newsletter regarding the activities of St. Anne’s parish, Klagetoh, which are archived on the parish website. 

 

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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