GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-11

Tr-Parish Catholic Community
St. Ann Church
1005 Eighth Street
P.O. Box 10
Elgin, OK 73538

Phone: 580-492-5914
Email: stann@tds.net

Mother of Sorrows Church
521 East Wallace Avenue
Apache, OK 73006
P.O. Box 10
Elgin, OK 73538

Phone: 580-492-5914
Email: stann@tds.net

 

History: St. Ann Church, Elgin, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Sterling, and Mother of Sorrows Church, Apache, have comprised a combined Tri-Parish Catholic Community in Comanche County and in the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Mother of Sorrows Church: Established 1908, Mother of Sorrows has been a mixed Native (Apache) and non-Native American parish, from which Oklahoma City arch/diocesan priests had attended to the following missions among Native Americans in Caddo County, Oklahoma: 

1949-1979 (closed)

Immaculate Conception Mission (Apache, Caddo), Cyril

1970-1974 (transferred to St. Patrick's, Anadarko)

St. Richard Mission (Kiowa), Carnegie

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1908-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Mother of Sorrows Church and its attended missions among Native Americans. 

 

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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