GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Oregon: OR-19

Sacred Heart Church
927 North Coast Highway
Newport, OR 93765

Phone: 541-265-5101
Email: office@sacredheartnewport.com

 

History: Sacred Heart Church, Newport, Lincoln County, Oregon, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon (Archives: Portland, Oregon). Portland in Oregon archdiocesan priests at Sacred Heart have attended to the following Native American missions in Lincoln County, Oregon.

1914-present

Our Lady of Guadeloupe/ St. Mary Mission (Chinook, Klamath, Siletz), Siletz, Siletz Reservation

1932-1940s (transferred to St. Michael’s, Grand Ronde)

St. Augustine Mission/ Oceanlake station (Siltez), Oceanlake

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: Ca. 1914-ongoing

Volume: At least 2 cubic feet 

 Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Our Lady of Guadaloupe/ St. Mary and St. Augustine Missions.   

 

 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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