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

St. Joseph Church
365 South Main Street
P.O. Box 518
Monticello, UT 84535

Phone: 435-259-5211

 

History: St. Joseph Church, Monticello, Utah, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with some Native American (Navajo, Paiute, Ute) parishioners in the Diocese of Salt Lake City (Archives: Salt Lake City, Utah). St. Joseph’s has been administered by Salt Lake City diocesan priests (1959-1999) and Jesuits (2000-present) who have attended to the following Native American missions in Utah:

1959-1985 (transferred to St. Pius X, Moab)

Sacred Heart Mission (Navajo, in part), La Sal; near Navajo Reservation  

1982-present

St. Nicholas Mission (Ute), Blanding; near Southern Ute Reservation

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1959-ongoing

Volume: Several entries among several volumes 

Description: Sacramental records for Native American parishioners of St. Joseph Church, Sacred Heart Mission and St. Nicholas 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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