GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Arizona: AZ-40

St. Jude Church
100 Aspen Drive
P.O. Box 248
Tuba City, Arizona 86045

Phone: 928-283-5391
Email: See website (Contact Us)

 

Hours (Office): See website (Contact Us)

 

History: St. Jude Church, Tuba City, Arizona, has been a predominantly Native American (Navajo, Hopi) parish in the Navajo Nation and in the Diocese of Gallup (Archives: Gallup, New Mexico).

1956-1985

Franciscans (St. John the Baptist Province) (Archives: Cincinnati, Ohio; archives bulk: St. Michaels, Arizona, and Tucson, Arizona) established and administered St. Jude Church (Navajo, Hopi), Navajo Reservation

1985-1995

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

1995-present

Vincentians (Western Province) (Archives: Montebello, California) have administered St. Jude’s

Franciscans at St. Jude’s attended to Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission (Navajo), Kayenta, Navajo Reservation, Arizona, 1956-1966 (became a parish).   

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1956-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

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