Patron access to clergy personnel files and parish registers    

Clergy Personnel Files:
100 years from the date of death of the priest or spouse, whichever comes last.  Exceptions comprise published materials such as newspaper clippings, photographs, obituaries, Diocese of Huron news releases, etc.  Personal files relating mostly to pensions and health insurance will be redacted before use.   

Parish Registers:
Baptismal: 100 years
Sunday School: 80 years
Confirmation 60 years
Marriage: 60 years
Burial: 30 years  

For genealogical use, a family member will be provided with access on proof of relationship.  If research is undertaken by a unrelated person, a letter will be required from a family member permitting access  by the researcher.