GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Indiana: IN-8

Poor Sisters of St. Francis Seraph of Perpetual Adoration. Immaculate Heart of Mary Province
St. Francis Convent
P.O. Box 766
Mishawaka, IN 46546

Phone: 219-259-5427

 

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History: The Poor Sisters of St. Francis Seraph of the Perpetual Adoration (a.k.a. Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration) were founded, 1863, and self-identify with the post-nominal initials, “O.S.F.” They made their first U.S. foundation, 1875, and founded Immaculate Heart of Mary Province, which staffed the following Native American schools:

1904-1932   

Jemez Day School (Jemez), Jemez Pueblo, Jemez Reservation, New Mexico

1915-1932   

St. Francis of Assisi Mission (Apache), Jicarilla Reservation, New Mexico

1929-1932

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission (Zuni), Zuni Pueblo, Zuni Reservation, New Mexico

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: Unknown.  

 

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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