GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Louisiana: LA-7

Sacred Heart Church
15300 West Main Street
Cut Off, LA 70345

Phone: 985-632-3858

 

History: Sacred Heart Church, Cut Off, Lafourche 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).

Ca. 1910-1915 (became a parish)

New Orleans archdiocesan priests at Notre Dame du Rosaire, Larose, attended to Cote Blanche Chapel, Cut Off/ Cote Blanche

1915-1977 (transferred to Houma-Thibodaux Diocese)

New Orleans archdiocesan priests founded and administered Sacred Heart Church, Cut Off

1977-present

Houma-Thibodaux diocesan priests administered Sacred Heart

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1915-ongoing

Volume: Many entries among several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Sacred Heart 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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