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Requesting Sacramental Records

In order to obtain sacramental records from Holy Name Cathedral, all requests must be made in writing.

Please see the list of requirements listed below.

  • A letter stating exactly what you need, baptismal, marriage, or confirmation certificate, etc.
  • You need to include your name at the time of the sacrament, birth date, and date of sacrament.
  • You also need to include a copy of some form of identification, such as a copy of current state ID or driver’s license.
  • Please provide a current phone number so someone from the parish office can contact you if questions arise.
  • There will be a $10.00 fee. The check can be made payable to Holy Name Cathedral.

Mailing Address: Holy Name Cathedral
Attention: RECORDS – JoAnn O’Brien
730 N. Wabash – Chicago, IL 60611

If you have any questions, please call JoAnn O’Brien at 312-573-4401 or email her at


Sacramental Records and Genealogy Search

For sacramental records and genealogy search forms, please click here.
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