Archives & Records

Our Mission

Our Archives serves the needs of the Archdiocese of Regina in collecting and preserving its official and historical records.  These records reflect the work of the Church in the Archdiocese, and are available to its own officers and personnel for purposes related to its ministry.

Our Holdings

The Archives collection contains various types of records with different restrictions on access, in order to respect the confidentiality of the records.  There are documents dating back to the late 1800s.  Historical records include:  administration records, archbishops' papers, chancery records, parish records, some early sacramental records, and photographs.  At this time, the work of classifying and describing our holdings is still in progress.  Once records have been processed, they may become available for research purposes.

Archival/Historical Research

Visits to the Archives are by appointment only.  Due to time-work restrictions, the Archives is unable to do research for the general public.  Serious students of history, or those to whom access is appropriate, may be given access to processed records after obtaining approval from the Chancellor or Archivist.  The Archivist will be happy to provide consultation on the writing of parish histories and on the establishment and maintenance of parish archives.

Genealogy Research

The Archives are not available for genealogical research.  It does not handle birth or death certificates; for these, contact Saskatchewan Government Vital Statistics, toll-free 800-458-1179.  Baptismal records are usually maintained by the parish concerned.  Please contact our reception desk for information relating to baptismal records kept at the Archdiocesan office; 352-1651 or email receptionatarchregina [dot] sk [dot] ca

Archbishops of Regina

The diocese of Regina was first erected as suffragan See to the Archdiocese of St. Boniface on March 4, 1910.  Read about the Archbishops

Bishops of Gravelbourg

The Diocese of Gravelbourg, established in 1930, was served by seven bishops before being amalgamated with the Archdiocese of Regina in 1998.  Read about this unique francophone diocese, with photos of the Bishops. 

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History Books

Read our history book "Archdiocese of Regina A History", online at the Our Roots - Canada's Local Histories website.  To purchase a hard copy of the book, published for the 75th Anniversary of the Archdiocese, please contact Susan. Cost: $20 plus shipping.

Also available, 'Faith Alive Une Foi Vivante, Celebrating Our Past; Hope for the Future 1910-2010" the Archdiocese of Regina 100th Anniversary Book.

This book is filled with history and plenty of photos of parishes and parish activities, write-ups by Consecrated Women and Men and Catholic Institutions, Shrines within the Diocese, pictures of our 100th Anniversary celebration and other facets of our history. Cost $30 plus shipping. To obtain the book, please contact Susan.

What's New

Holy Trinity Celebrates 50 Years

Last updated on September 27, 2017

by Frank Flegel

Holy Trinity parish celebrated a double anniversary at its regular September 9 Saturday evening mass. It was the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Holy Trinity as a parish and the 50th anniversary of the local Catholic Woman’s League (CWL) Council.

Corinne Pirot, Music Director at O’Neill High School, put together some seasoned choir voices from around Regina to form the choir group that performed for the anniversary celebration. The congregation obviously appreciated their music as the choir was enthusiastically applauded at the end of Mass.

CWL members of Holy Trinity parish were in evidence wearing their traditional shoulder sashes. Several former CWL and parish members came back to the church to attend the celebration, and church members greeted returning old friends in the church foyer before and after the mass. Velma Harasen, North American Vice-President of the World...

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Archives and Records
445 Broad St. N.
S4R 2X8 Regina , Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan CA
Susan Klein
306-352-1651 Ext. 234