GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Idaho: ID-11

St. Therese of the Little Flower Church
446 Brown Avenue
P.O. Box 1169
Orofino, ID 83544

Phone: 208-476-5121
Email: See website (Contact Us)

 

History: St. Therese of the Little Flower Church, Nez Perce Reservation, Orofino, Idaho, has been a predominantly Native American parish in the Diocese of Boise (Archives: Boise, Idaho).

1900-1908

Jesuits (Turin, California, Oregon Provinces) (Archives: St. Louis, Missouri) at Sacred Heart, Lapwai, established and administered St. Therese of the Little Flower Church (Nez Perce), Nez Perce Reservation 

1909-1940

Jesuits (Oregon Province) at St. Stanislaus, Lewiston, attended to St. Therese

1940-2000

Boise diocesan priests administered St. Therese

2000-2010s

Benedictines (Mount Angel Abbey) (Archives: St. Benedict, Oregon) administered St. Therese

2010s-present

Boise diocesan priests have administered St. Therese

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1900-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes 

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Therese of the Little Flower 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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