GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Louisiana: LA-5

St. Ann Church
4355 Highway 24
Bourg, LA 70343

Phone: 985-594-4920
Email: stannchurch@htdiocese.org

 

History: St. Ann’s Church, Bourg, 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).

1873-1908

La Petit Chapelle de Sainte Ann was served as an attended mission

1908-present

Became a parish; Houma-Thibodaux diocesan/ New Orleans archdiocesan priests established and have administered St. Ann Church

1910s-1920s

New Orleans archdiocesan priests at St. Ann’s, Bourg, had attended Our Lady of Prompt Succor Chapel (e.g. Chitamacha, Choctaw, Houma), Golden Meadow/ Bayou Little Caillou

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1908-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Ann Church and Our Lady of Prompt Succor 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.

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