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Mission Statement

The Office for Archives and Records Management are established in accordance with Canon 482 of the Code of Canon Law, which charges the Chancellor with responsibility for records.

The mission of the archives is to collect, preserve, organize and make available for research the permanently valuable records and artifacts of this archdiocese that reflect the work of the Church, its people and institutions.  The purpose of records management is to ensure that records are retained for as long as legally, historically, or operationally necessary.

The purpose of this office is to promote an understanding of the history and activities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee as reflected in its records and artifacts.  It is through this mission that the Office of Archives and Records Managment participates in the strengthening of faith in southeastern Wisconsin, the United States and the Church Universal.

Hours of Operation

Please call the Archival Records office to schedule an appointment if you need to come to our offices. Requesting records may be done online.

Contact Us

Shelly Taylor, MA, MLIS
Contact for General Reference Questions

Amy Lisinski, MLIS
Associate Director
Contact for Sacramental and Genealogy Questions


Find answers to frequently asked questions. Please contact us if you need further assistance. 

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The Archdiocese of Milwaukee

3501 South Lake Drive
St. Francis, WI 53235

Phone:  (414) 769-3300
Toll-Free: (800) 769-9373
Fax:  (414)  769-3408