GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Wisconsin: WI-45

Christ the King Church
2604 Swan Boulevard
Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Phone: 414-258-2604
Email: See website (Parish Staff)

 

History: Christ the King Church, Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee (Archives: Milwaukee, Wisconsin).

1950s-1980s

A few Native Americans in Milwaukee (e.g. Menominee, Ojibwa, Winnebago [Ho Chunk]) became parishioners of Christ King

1980-1988 (closed)

In response to Native Americans residing in Milwaukee, Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland, O.S.B. [Benedictines] (1927-), established the Siggenauk Center (e.g. Menominee, Ojibwa, Winnebago [Ho Chunk]) as a ministry of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee

1980-1988

Some Siggenauk Center members celebrated their sacraments at Christ King

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: 1950s-1988

Volume: Few entries

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Christ the King 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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