GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Idaho: ID-9

All Saints Church
3330 Fourteenth Street
Lewiston, ID 83501

Phone: 208-743-1012
Email: questions@allsaintslewiston.org

 

History: All Saints Church and its two predecessor parishes in Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho, have been predominantly Native American (Nez Perce) parishes in the Diocese of Boise (Archives: Boise, Idaho). All Saints was founded, 2009, with the merger of Our Lady of Lourdes Church and St. Stanislaus Church.

History of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Lewiston: 

1920-1939

Jesuits (California, Oregon Provinces) (Archives: St. Louis, Missouri) established and attended Our Lady of Lourdes Mission (Nez Perce) from St. Stanislaus, Lewiston

1940-present

Became a parish; diocesan priests have administered Our Lady of Lourdes Church    

History of St. Stanislaus Church, Lewiston: 

1890-2000

Jesuits (Turin, California, Oregon Provinces) (Archives: St. Louis, Missouri) established and administered St. Stanislaus Church (Nez Perce)

2000-present

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

Jesuits and Benedictines from St. Stanislaus attended the following Nez Perce Indian missions: 

1909-1930 (became a parish)

St. Theresa Mission, Orofino, Nez Perce Reservation

1920-1939 (became a parish)

Our Lady of Lourdes Mission, Lewiston

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1890-ongoing

Volume: Many records among several volumes

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

 

/1 Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Inclusive dates: 1920-2009

Volume: Many records among several volumes

Description: Sacramental records for Our Lady of Lourdes Church.

 

/2 St. Stanislaus Church

Inclusive dates: 1890-2009

Volume: Many records among several volumes

Description: Sacramental records for St. Stanislaus Church and St. Theresa and Our Lady of Lourdes Missions.

 

/3 All Saints Church

Inclusive dates: 2009-ongoing

Volume: Few records

Sacramental records for All Saints Church.

 

Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives.

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