GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Oregon: OR-4

St. Francis of Assisi Church
2450 Northeast Twenty-Seventh Street
Bend, OR 97701

Phone: 541-382-3631
Email: See website (About Us: Contact)

 

Hours: See website (About Us: Contact)

 

History: St. Francis of Assisi Church, Bend, Deschutes County, Oregon, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Baker (Archives: Redmond, Oregon). Capuchins (Irish Province) (Archives: Dublin, Ireland) at St. Francis of Assisi attended to Native American stations in Oregon:

1908-1929

Klamath Government Indian School (Klamath), Klamath

1913-1950 (transferred to St. Thomas, Redmond)

Warm Springs Reservation station (Paiute, Walla Walla, Wasco)

1929

Warm Springs Government Indian School (Paiute, Walla Walla, Wasco), Warm Springs, Warm Springs Reservation 

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: 1908-1950

Volume: Several entries within several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of the Warm Springs Reservation station and students at the Klamath and Warm Springs Government Indian Schools. 

 

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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