GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Arizona: AZ-45

Holy Family Church
338 West University Boulevard
P.O. Box 5607
Tucson, AZ 85705

Phone: 520-623-6773

 

History: Holy Family Church, Tucson, Arizona, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Tucson (Archives: Tucson, Arizona). It has had a few Native American parishioners (e.g. Pima, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui).

1915-1958

Discalced Carmelites (Barcelona Province) (Archives: Barcelona, Spain) established and administered Holy Family Church

1958-1965

Society of African Missions (American Province) (Archives: Tenafly, New Jersey) administered Holy Family

1965-present

Tucson diocesan priests have administered Holy Family

Various priests at Holy Family have attended to the following Native American missions in Tucson, Arizona:

1938-1950 (became a parish)

St. Margaret Mary Mission (e.g. Pima, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui), Tucson; included a few Native American parishioners

1930-present

Santa Rosa Mission (Yaqui), Tucson

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: Bulk 1930-ongoing

Volume: Few entries within several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Holy Family Church and its attended missions. 

 

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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