GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Arizona: AZ-17

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
Mile Marker 395.4 State Highway 163
P.O. Box 517
Kayenta, AZ 86033

Phone: 928-697-3429

 

History: Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Kayenta, Arizona, has been a predominantly Native American (Navajo) parish in the Navajo Nation and in the Diocese of Gallup (Archives: Gallup, New Mexico).

1956-1967

Franciscans (St. John the Baptist Province) (Archives: Cincinnati, Ohio; archives bulk: St. Michaels, Arizona, and Tucson, Arizona) at St. Jude’s, Tuba City, established and attended to Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission (Navajo)

1967-1985

Became a parish; Franciscans administered Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

1985-1998

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

1998-present

Vincentians (Western Province) (Archives: Montebello, California) have administered Our Lady of Guadalupe

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1967-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Our Lady of Guadalupe 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.

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