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Closed Parish List

The Office for Archives and Records Management maintains sacramental records for a number of closed parishes and Catholic hospitals, as well as the sacramental records for St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. Closed parish records not housed in the diocesan archives are held at another parish. 

The following is a list of closed parishes and Catholic hospitals in the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois and the location of their sacramental records

City, Parish Date Records Location
Alton, St. Matthew 2005 Office for Archives & Records Management
Alton, St. Patrick 1993 Office for Archives & Records Management
Auburn, St. Benedict 2006 Auburn, Holy Cross
Barry, Holy Redeemer 2004 Office for Archives & Records Management
Batchtown, St. Barbara 2005 Brussels, Blessed Trinity
Belleview, St. Agnes 2005 Hardin, St. Francis of Assisi
Beltrees, St. Michael 2015 Godfrey, St. Ambrose
Bend, St. Valentine 1988 Ste. Marie, St. Mary of the Assumption
Bishop Creek, St. Aloysius 2004 Office for Archives & Records Management
Black Jack, St. John the Baptist 1992 Office for Archives & Records Management
Bloomfield, St. Joseph 1939 Office for Archives & Records Management
Bluffs, St. Patrick 2004 Office for Archives & Records Management
Brocton, St. Thomas Aquinas 1995 Hume, St. Michael
Brussels, St. Mary 2005 Brussels, Blessed Trinity
Buffalo, St. Joseph 2006 Illiopolis, Resurrection
Bunker Hill, St. Mary 2004 Office for Archives & Records Management
Cantrall, St. Francis of Assisi 1969 Office for Archives & Records Management
Carlinville, St. Joseph 1994 Office for Archives & Records Management
Carlinville, St. Mary 1994 Office for Archives & Records Management
Chandlerville, St. Basil 1993 Virginia, St. Luke 
Coffeen, St. John 2006 Hillsboro, St. Agnes 
Dalton City, Sacred Heart 1996 Office for Archives & Records Management
Decatur, St. James 2007 Decatur, Ss. James and Patrick
Decatur, St. Patrick 2007 Decatur, Ss. James and Patrick
Dieterich, Immaculate Conception 2004 Office for Archives & Records Management
Divernon, Sacred Heart 2006 Office for Archives & Records Management
East Alton (Rosewood Heights), St. Kevin 2005 Wood River, Holy Angels
Farmersville, St. Isidore 1940s Office for Archives & Records Management
Glenarm (Sugar Creek), St. Bernard 1958 Office for Archives & Records Management
Granite City, Sacred Heart 1988 Office for Archives & Records Management
Granite City, St. Joseph 1988 Office for Archives & Records Management
Granite City, St. Margaret Mary 1988 Office for Archives & Records Management
Greenview, St. Mary 1986 Office for Archives & Records Management
Griggsville, Holy Family 1995 Office for Archives & Records Management
Hagaman, St. Catherine  2002 Office for Archives & Records Management
Hardin, St. Norbert 2005 Hardin, St. Francis of Assisi
Humboldt (Milton), Holy Angels 1900 Office for Archives & Records Management
Illiopolis, Visitation of the BVM 2006 Illiopolis, Resurrection 
Island Grove, St. Joseph 2004 Office for Archives & Records Management
Kampsville, St. Anselm 2005 Hardin, St. Francis of Assisi
Litchfield, Assumption of the BVM 1988 Litchfield, Holy Family
Litchfield, St. Aloysius 1988 Litchfield, Holy Family
Lovington, St. Mary 1989 Bethany, St. Isidore
Macon, St. Stanislaus 2003 Office for Archives & Records Management
Madison, Our Lady Czestochowa (St. Mary) 2002 Office for Archives & Records Management
Mendon, St. Edward the Confessor   Libery, St. Brigid
Meppen, St. Joseph 2005 Brussels, Blessed Trinity
Michael, St. Michael 2005 Hardin, St. Francis of Assisi
Mt. Olive, Ascension 2011 Mt. Olive, St. John Paul II
Mt. Olive, Holy Trinity 2011 Mt. Olive, St. John Paul II
Mt. Olive, Blessed Pope John Paul II 2014 Mt. Olive, St. John Paul II
Mt. Sterling, St. Joseph 1979 Mt. Sterling, Holy Family
Mt. Sterling, St. Mary 1979 Mt. Sterling, Holy Family
Murrayville, St. Bartholomew 2004 Office for Archives & Records Management
New Douglas, St. Ubaldus 2004 Livingston, Sacred Heart
Niantic, St. Ann 2006 Illiopolis, Resurrection 
Palmyra, Holy Rosary  2003 Office for Archives & Records Management
Pana, Huber Memorial Hospital 1967 Office for Archives & Records Management
Panama, Sacred Heart 2006 Hillsboro, St. Agnes
Pawnee, St. Mary 2006 Office for Archives & Records Management
Quincy, All Saints 2006 Office for Archives & Records Management
Quincy, St. Benedict the Moor 1950 Office for Archives & Records Management
Quincy, St. Boniface 2006 Office for Archives & Records Management
Quincy, St. Dominic 2006 Office for Archives & Records Management
Quincy, St. John the Baptist 1999 Office for Archives & Records Management
Quincy, St. Mary 2006 Office for Archives & Records Management
Quincy, St. Mary’s Hospital 1993 Office for Archives & Records Management
Quincy, St. Rose of Lima* 1999 Office for Archives & Records Management
Roodhouse, St. Athanasius 1969 Office for Archives & Records Management
Shipman, St. Denis 2004 Office for Archives & Records Management
Sigel, Sacred Heart   Sigel, St. Michael the Archangel
Southfork, St. Michael 1967 Office for Archives & Records Management
Springfield, Sacred Heart 2001 Office for Archives & Records Management
Springfield, Ss. Peter and Paul 2001 Office for Archives & Records Management
Springfield, St. Barbara 1956 Office for Archives & Records Management
Springfield, St. John’s Hospital Open Office for Archives & Records Management
Springfield, St. John’s Sanitarium 1974 Office for Archives & Records Management
Springfield, St. Patrick 2001 Office for Archives & Records Management
Springfield, St. Vincent de Paul 1971 Office for Archives & Records Management
St. Elmo, St. Bonaventure 2014 Altamont, St. Clare
Standard City Mission 1945 Unknown
State Park, Christ the King 1987 Collinsville, Ss. Peter and Paul
Teutopolis, St. Joseph   Office for Archives & Records Management
Trowbridge, St. Patrick 1974 Neoga, St. Mary of the Assumption
Venice, St. Mark 2002 Office for Archives & Records Management
Virden, St. Catherine 1977 Office for Archives & Records Management
Wilsonville, Holy Cross 2004 Office for Archives & Records Management
Witt, St. Barbara 2005 Office for Archives & Records Management
Wood River, St. Bernard 2005 Wood River, Holy Angels 

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