Welcome to BGS!
Our aim is to make Genealogy fun and exciting. As such, we provide opportunities and education programs to help individuals find their roots. In addition, you can find out about the numerous resources available for ancestral research. We encourage our members to learn the proper ways to document their discoveries and share them with others. Founded in 2001, BGS serves Broomfield and the surrounding Boulder-Denver metropolitan area.
Welcome to the Start of Programs for 2022
Thursday, February 17, 2021 at 6:30 PM MST
“A Whole New World of Catholic Records”
Presented by Margaret R. Fortier
Catholic sacramental records can be genealogical gems as they identify important moments, places, times, and cultural information about your ancestors. Board-certified genealogical researcher, Margaret Fortier, CG will discuss exciting developments in online Catholic records availability. Parish records for the United States and international Catholic communities will be covered. The presentation will address what the records mean, what they contain, and how to find them online and offline. Attendees will receive a locator chart for online Catholic records worldwide.
Margaret Fortier holds a BSBA from Boston College and an MS in Human Factors in Information Design (HFID) from Bentley University. She is based in the Boston area and is a Certified Genealogist®, genealogical researcher, speaker, and writer. You can visit her website by clicking here.