Archdiocese of St. Louis parish records on microfilm
The Archdiocese of St. Louis includes churches in Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Perry, St. Charles, St. Francois, St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, Warren, and Washington Counties, and the Independent City of St. Louis. "Guide to St. Louis Archdiocesan Parish Records" lists microfilm holdings. The St. Clair County (Illinois) Genealogical Society lists active parishes with links to parish websites if available.
Interactive map of the archdiocese
Use the interactive online map created by Alicia Detelich to locate churches in the archdiocese, both open and closed. The map also allows users to enter an address and locate churches near that address.
The Archdiocese maintains a website with a searchable index of burials in Catholic cemeteries within its boundaries. See the department's online listing of cemetery records for Catholic cemetery holdings.
Catholic parish jubilee histories
The Department holds microfilm copies of parish jubilee histories for congregations in eastern Missouri. Some are in German, Polish, and Czech.
Diocese of Belleville, Illinois parish records on microfilm
The Diocese of Belleville includes churches in Alexander, Clay, Clinton, Edward, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Massac, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, St. Clair, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, and Williamson Counties.
An online finding aid to the department’s microfilm holdings is available through the St. Clair County (Illinois) Genealogical Society.
Records of the Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas, 1576 – 1803 on microfilm
Established in 1793, the Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas included all territory from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean and from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico except the Diocese of Baltimore, which was in territory belonging to the United States). Before 1793, Louisiana was under the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Santiago de Cuba and before 1762, under the authority of the Diocese of Quebec. The department's holdings consist of 12 microfilm rolls located in microfilm drawer 15. A finding aid to the records is available online through the University of Notre Dame.
Online indexes related to Catholic sources
Index to History of the "Archdiocese of Saint Louis" (included in the Local History Index).