“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Chauvin in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Saint Joseph Church

Saint Joseph Church Marker image. Click for full size.
February 19, 2016
1. Saint Joseph Church Marker
Inscription. Father Jean-Marie Joseph DenecÚ settled at Petite Caillou soon after his ordination during the Civil War. He organized the parish established on Nov. 9, 1864 by Archbishop J.M. Odin, C.M., to serve the people of South Terrebonne. Fr. DenecÚ built church and rectory, opened the adjoining cemetery, and established missions on neighboring bayous. After his death, April 2, 1890, priests residing on Bayou Terrebonne served this section until Archbishop J.F. Rummel canonically erected St. Joseph Parish, Chauvin, in 1948 with Fr. Edwin J. Gubler as pastor.
Erected by Archdiocesan Bicentennial Commission.
Location. 29° 27.726′ N, 90° 35.367′ W. Marker is in Chauvin, Louisiana, in Terrebonne Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Little Caillou Road (State Highway 56) and Angel Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located on left side of front church door entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5232 Highway 56, Chauvin LA 70344, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Montegut School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Sacred Heart Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); "Hello Baby!"
Saint Joseph Church Marker image. Click for full size.
February 19, 2016
2. Saint Joseph Church Marker
(approx. 2.5 miles away); La Butte (approx. 9.2 miles away); Residence Plantation (approx. 11.2 miles away); Magnolia Cemetery (approx. 12.2 miles away); St. Francis de Sales Church (approx. 12.2 miles away); Holy Savior Cemetery (approx. 13.1 miles away).
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