GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Colorado: CO-16

St. Ignatius Church
15449 Highway 172
P.O. Box 1350
Ignacio, CO 81137

Phone: 970-563-4241
Email: stignatius@frontier.net

 

History: St. Ignatius Church, Ignacio, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with some Ute Indian parishioners from the Southern Ute Reservation, 1898-present. Theatines, Society of the Divine Word, Jesuits, and Pueblo diocesan priests have administered St. Ignatius as follows:

1898-1976

Theatines (Rome, Italy) from Sacred Heart, Durango, established and attended St. Ignatius Mission (Ute)

1976-1985

Became a parish; Society of the Divine Word (Western Province, Los Angeles, California) administered St. Ignatius Church

1986-1989

Pueblo diocesan priests administered St. Ignatius

1990-1996

Jesuits (Missouri Province, St. Louis, Missouri) administered St. Ignatius

1997

Theatines administered St. Ignatius

1998-present

Pueblo diocesan priests have administered St. Ignatius

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: 1976-ongoing

Volume: Several entries within several volumes 

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Ignatius Church.   

 

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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