GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Louisiana: LA-14

St. Louis Church
2226 Bayou Blue Road
Houma, LA 70364

Phone: 985-876-3449
Email: stlouisch@comcast.net

 

History: St. Louis 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 St. Louis Church

1977-present

Houma-Thibodaux diocesan priests have administered St. Louis

 

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 Native American parishioners of St. Louis 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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