Volume 4: Outside United States
Mexico: MX-5

Archivo Histórico de la Provincia de México de la Compañía de Jesús
Jesuits. Mexican Province. Archives
Avenida Horacio numero 1330
Col. Los Morales Polanco – Seccion Alameda
C.P. 11510, Ciudad de México, México

Teléfono: 52 5 282 0489


History: Jesuits in Mexico established the Neuva España Province (a.k.a. Mexicana Province), 1571, but were expelled by the Spanish Crown, 1767. Latter-day Jesuits established the Mexican Province, 1907. Jesuits in or from Mexico established and/or administered these Native Americans missions and parishes in present-day Arizona and Texas:


Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi Mission (a.k.a. San Gabriel de Guevavi, San Gabriel y San Rafael, and San Miguel Mission) (Apache, Opata, Pima, Seri, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Guevavi, Arizona 

1691-before 1767 (closed)

Los Santos Reyues/ San José de Sonoita Visita (Apache, Opata, Pima, Seri, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Sonoita; attended from Los Santos Ángeles, Guevavi, Arizona 

1689-1751, 1753-1757

San José de Tumacácori/ San Cayetano de Tumacácori Mission (Apache, Opata, Pima, Seri, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Tumacácori/ Rio Santa Cruz, Arizona 


San Xavier del Bac Mission (Pima, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Bac/ Rio Santa Cruz, Arizona 

1692-before 1767 (closed)

San Cosme del Tucson Visita (Pima, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Tucson/ Rio Santa Cruz, Arizona 

1699-before 1767 (closed)

Santa Catarina del Cuytoabagum Visita (Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Santa Catarina/ Rio Santa Cruz, Arizona 


San Cayetano de Calabazas Mission (Apache, Opata, Pima, Seri, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, and Yuma), Calabasas/ Calabazas/ Toacuquita, Arizona 

Before 1767-1767

San Agustín del Tucson Mission (Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma, Mestizos), Tucson, Arizona 

1881-1891, 1894-1990 (transferred to El Paso Diocese, El Paso, Texas)

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (Tiwa), El Paso/ Ysleta del Sur, Texas; administered by Jesuits from Mexico


Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans in the United States: Unknown.


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.