Archives and Research

Researcher Registration Fee | $10

This is a one time fee. All of your requests will be placed in a file and will be processed in as timely a fashion as possible. No more that three requests at a time.

Baptismal & Marriage Certificate | $10 per certificate

Please note that we record all of the information that is in the original register including any notations.

Record Search | $20 for an 11 year search

If you are uncertain about the year of baptism or birth we will look at the year that you suggest plus five years either side of that date. Research is very time consuming and we must dedicate the time of a staff person to complete the search for you.


  • $0.25 per 8" x 10" page
  • $0.25 per 11" x 14" page
  • $0.50 per 11" x 17" page
  • after the first 30 minutes of photocopies $15/hour will be charged to labour

Postage and Handling 

At the expense of the client.


At the expense of the client.

Please make your cheque/money order available to:

St. John's Archdiocese Inc.

Archives and Research

200 Military Rd, 

St. John’s, NL, A1C 2E8 

Archives & Research

Basilica Museum

Mullock Library

Archdiocesan Archives

Pastoral Centre 

200 Military Road

St. John’s, NL A1C 2E8

Tel: (709) 726-3660

Fax: (709) 726-8021


Katie Griffin 

E: kgriffin@rcsj.org

T: (709) 726-3660 | ext. 223


Located on the west side of the Basilica.

The entrance to the main office and reception is in the lane between the Basilica and the original Bishop's residence.