GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Arizona: AZ-25

Sacred Heart Church
916 Eleventh Street
Parker, AZ 85344

Phone: 520-669-2502
Email: shpp@npgcable.com

 

History: Sacred Heart Church, Parker, La Paz County, Arizona, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with a few Native American parishioners in the Diocese of Tucson (Archives: Tucson, Arizona).

1950-1960

Franciscans (Santa Barbara Province) (Archives: Santa Barbara, California) established and administered Sacred Heart Church

1960-present

Tucson diocesan priests have administered Sacred Heart

1960-present

Tucson diocesan priests at Sacred Heart have attended to St. Kateri Tekakwitha Mission (Chemehuevi, Cocopa, Havasupai, Mohave, Walapai, Yavapai, Hopi, Navajo), Poston, Colorado River Reservation

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1950-ongoing

Volume: Several entries within several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Sacred Heart Church and St. Kateri Tekakwitha Mission. 

 

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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