Bibliography of Materials Related to Claretian Missionaries Archives USA-Canada


Burns, Robert E. ed. Best of US Catholic. Chicago: Thomas More Press, 1984.

Doyle, Brian. Chicago: A Novel. NY: Thomas Dunne Press/St. Martin’s Press, 2016.

García, Mario T. Católicos: Resistance and Affirmation in Chicano Catholic History. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008.

García. Mario T. Father Luis Olivares: A Biograhy. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018.

Kanter, Deborah E. Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020.

Kuenster, John. How Saint Jude Came to Chicago: The Story of Enduring Devotion to the Patron Saint of People Seeking Hope and Solace. Chicago: Claretian Publications, 2004.

López. Severino. El Poche. Chicago: Claretian Missionaries.

McCarthy, Malachy R and Daniel E. Magner. Claretians in America: A Pictorial History, 1902-2012. Chicago: Claretian Missionaries, 2015.

Orsi, Robert A. Thank you Saint Jude: Women’s Devotion to the Patron Saint of Hopeless Cases. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

Young, Julia G. Mexican Exodus: Emigrants, Exiles, and Refugees of the Cristero War. NY: Oxford University Press, 2015.


Kanter, Deborah E. “Making Mexican Parishes: Ethnic Succession in Chicago Churches, 1947-1977. US Catholic Historian 30 (Winter 2012): 35-58.

Matovina, Timothy. “Natives and Newcomers: Ethnic Mexican Religious Convergences in 1920s San Antonio, Texas. US Catholic Historian 37 (Summer 2019):1-18.

Matovina, Timothy. “Priests, Prelates, and Pastoral Ministry Among Ethnic Mexicans: San Antonio, 1840-1940. American Catholic Studies 124(Summer 2013):1-20.

Orsi, Robert A. “The Center Out There, In Here, and Everywhere Else: The Nature of Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Saint Jude, 1929-1965.” Journal of Social History 25 (Winter 1991): 213-233.

Orsi, Robert A.”What Did Women Think They Were Doing When They Prayed to Saint Jude?” US Catholic Historian 8 (January 1989): 67-79.


Adams, Megan Marie. “Chicago Police and the Labor and Urban Crises of the Late Twentieth Century.” PhD. diss. University of California Berkeley, 2012.

Kelliher Jr., Thomas G. “Hispanic Catholics and the Archdiocese of Chicago, 1923-1970.” PhD diss, University of Notre Dame, 1996.

Kerr, Louise Año Nuevo Kerr. “The Chicano Experience in Chicago, 1920-1970.” PhD diss, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, 1976.

Macias Jr., John Joseph. “Of Spanish Myths and Mexican Realities: Social and Racial Development in San Gabriel, California, 1771-1971.” PhD. diss. Claremont Graduate University, 2012.

McCarthy, Malachy R. “Which Christ Came to Chicago: Catholic and Protestant Programs to Evangelize, Socialize, and Americanize the Mexican Immigrant, 1900-1940.” PhD diss, Loyola University Chicago, 2002.

McCoyer, Michael. “Darkness of a Different Color: Mexicans and Racial Formation in Greater Chicago, 1916-1960.” PhD diss. Northwestern University, 2007.

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