GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 1: Eastern United States: LOUISIANA: LA-5

Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux

 

Holy Family Church 
P.O. Box 87
Dulac, LA 70353

Phone: 985-563-2325

 

History: Chitamacha, Choctaw, and Houma Indians intermarried and settled Dulac/ Grand Caillou, Bayou Little Caillou, and Bayou Terrebonne in Terrebonne Parish, 18-19th centuries.

By 1915-1952

Diocesan priests from St. Eloi, Theriot, attended Holy Family Mission, Dulac/ Grand Caillou

1952-2000s

Became a parish; diocesan priests administered Holy Family Church

1952-1980s

Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Eucharist of the Third Order of St. Dominic (New Orleans) served Holy Family with religious education

1990-1990s

Rev. Roch Naquin served as pastor of Holy Family

2000s-present

A permanent deacon served the parish

Diocesan priests from Holy Family also attended a station and chapel:

(Transferred from St. Eloi, Theriot) 1952-1960s

King Bayou station

1960s-1980s (closed)

Cure d’Ars Chapel, Dulac

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1950s-present

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for the Native American parishioners of Holy Family Church and its station and chapel.

 

Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives. However, Marquette’s holdings, e.g. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, include related records about these Native and Catholic groups and places.

New2017

2013-2015 Reverend Roch Naquin (Houma), a diocesan priest, founded and administered Holy Family Church (Houma), Dulac, Louisiana
2015-present Diocesan priests have administered Holy Family
Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


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