GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Louisiana: LA-27

St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Student Center
204 Maplewood Place
Thibodaux, LA 70301

Phone: 985-446-6201
Email: stthomas@htdiocese.org

 

History: St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Student Center, Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish with a few Native America parishioners (e.g. Chitamacha, Choctaw, Houma). Houma-Thibodaux diocesan priests founded and have administered the parish at Nicholls State University, 1968-present.

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1968-ongoing

Volume: Few records within few volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Student Center.

 

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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