GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Benedictine Sisters. Mount St. Benedict Monastery
620 East Summit Avenue
Crookston, MN 56716
History: Founded by St. Benedict in 5th century Italy, the Benedictine Sisters self-identify with the post-nominal initials, “O.S.B.” The Mount St. Benedict Benedictine Sisters ministered to the following Native American missions:
Fort Totten Reservation (Santee Dakota, Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota), North Dakota
Most Holy Redeemer Church (Ojibwa), Ogema, White Earth Reservation, Minnesota
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1947-1949
Volume: 41 pages
Description: The volume is entitled "Reminiscences of St. Mary's Mission, Red Lake, Minnesota, by Rev. Thomas Borgerding, O.S.B. [Benedictines]" Rev. Borgerding, Superior of St. Mary's Mission, 1888-1923, was interviewed by Sister Laurentia Parenteu, O.S.B., during the summers of 1947-1949. Sister Laurentia then crafted this history from her notes. Included are 2 working drafts and a typed final version.
Unless otherwise noted, the repository on this page holds (or held) the records described here and they are not held at the Marquette University Archives.