Sacramental Records Find Your Records » Parishes maintain their own records and issue sacramental certificates upon request. The Archives Office issues only sacramental records from closed parishes. Closed Parishes » Sacramental records from the following institutions may be obtained from the Archdiocesan Archives unless otherwise indicated. The dates are when parishes opened and closed/merged. Further Research » Further records research can be done through the Archives Office, however, we do not keep a centralized database. It is the responsibility of the Archdiocese of Detroit to supervise how sacramental and other records are used, by whom and for what purpose.