GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Arizona: AZ-52

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church
507 West Twenty-Ninth Street
South Tucson, AZ 85713

Phone: 520-622-5363
Email: bl_kateri_tekakwitha@yahoo.com

 

Hours (Office): See website (Our Parish: Welcome)

 

History: St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church, South Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, has been a predominantly Native American (Tohono O’odham, Yaqui) parish in the Diocese of Tucson (Archives: Tucson, Arizona).

1973-1980s

Rev. Kieran McCarthy, O.F.M. [Franciscans] (Santa Barbara Province) (Archives: Santa Barbara, California) established St. Nicholas Center (Tohono O’odham, Yaqui), South Tucson, which the Franciscans administered

1981-present

The Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity (Archives: Arlington, Virginia) established an urban Native American ministry program for the Tucson area

1984-present

The Missionary Servants have administered St./Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Church, established by the Tucson Diocese

1980s-present

The Missionary Servants have administered St. Nicholas Center

The Missionary Servants have established and attended to the following chapels among the Yaqui Indians of Pima County:

1996-2010s (closed)

San Juan Bautista Chapel, Marana (Yoem Pueblo)

1996-present

Cristo Rey Chapel, Tucson, Pascua Yaqui Reservation

1996-present

El Señor de los Milagros Chapel, Tucson

1996-present

San Ignacio de Loyola Chapel, Tucson

1996-present

San Martin de Porres Chapel, Tucson

1996-present

Santa Rosa de Lima Chapel, Tucson

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1984-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records for the Native American parishioners of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church and its attended Chapels.

 

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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