GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Louisiana: LA-13

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church
8594 East Main Street
Houma, LA 70363

Phone: 985-876-7652

 

History: Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church, Houma/ Bayou Blue, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with a few Native American parishioners (e.g. Chitamacha, Choctaw, Houma) in the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux (Archives: Thibodaux, Louisiana).

Unknown-1977 (transferred to Houma-Thibodaux Diocese)

New Orleans archdiocesan priests founded and administered Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church

1977-present

Houma-Thibodaux diocesan priests administered Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: Unknown-ongoing

Volume: Few records among several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for the Native American parishioners of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church.

 

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.

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