GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
St. Anthony of Padua Church and School
201 North Picacho Street
Casa Grande, AZ 85122
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History: St. Anthony of Padua Church and School, Casa Grande, Pinal County, Arizona, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Tucson (Archives: Tucson, Arizona). The parish and school have had a few Native American parishioners and students (e.g. Pima, Maricopa, Tohono O’odham) and Tucson diocesan priests have administered the parish.
Adrian Dominican Sisters (Archives: Adrian, Michigan) established and staffed the parish school
Lay teachers have staffed the school
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1953-ongoing
Volume: Few records among several volumes
Description: Sacramental records for Native American parishioners of St. Anthony of Padua Church and School.
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.