GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Wisconsin: WI-7

St. Raymond of Peñaford Church
S10444 U.S. Highway 53
Fall Creek, WI 54742

Phone: 715-878-4183
Email: straymondparish@gmail.com

 

History: St. Raymond of Peñaford Church, Fall Creek, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of La Crosse (Archives: La Crosse, Wisconsin). The parish was established through the union of three rural parishes, 1998. One of the antecedent parishes, St. Anthony de Padua, Augusta, and St. Raymond’s have had had a few Winnebago [Ho Chunk] Indian parishioners.

1920s-1998 (merged)

Diocesan priests administered St. Anthony de Padua Church, Augusta

1998-present

Diocesan priests administered St. Raymond of Peñaford Church, Fall Creek

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1920s-ongoing

Volume: Few records among a few volumes 

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Anthony de Padua Church and St. Raymond of Peñaford 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.

new1984/rev2006-2020