GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Nebraska: NE-12

Divine Mercy Church
308 West Tenth Street
Schuyler, NE 68661

Phone: 308-358-0773
Email: divinemercyschuyler@gmail.com

 

History: Divine Mercy Church, Schuyler, Colfax County, Nebraska, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with some Native American (Mayan) parishioners in the Archdiocese of Omaha (Archives: Omaha, Nebraska).

1980s-2008

Mayan Indian immigrants from Guatemala joined St. Mary Church, Schuyler, Colfax County, which was administered by Omaha diocesan priests

2008

Divine Mercy Church, Schuyler, was formed through the merger of St. Mary’s and another local parish

2008-present

Omaha diocesan priests have administered Divine Mercy

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Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1980s-ongoing

Volume: Several records

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, funerals) for Native American parishioners of St. Mary Church and Divine Mercy 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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