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

Sacred Heart Church

Sacred Heart Church Marker image. Click for full size.
February 19, 2016
1. Sacred Heart Church Marker
Inscription. Father Charles Menard of St. Joseph's Church, Thibodaux, LA., offered the first mass on this bayou, June 1842. The original mission chapel was built in 1843, about a mile below this site. Archbishop J.M. Odin, C.M., appointed as first pastor in South Terrebonne Fr. Jean-Marie Joseph Denecé (1864-1890) who. in 1867, erected a larger church in honor of St. John the Baptist. In time, it became known as Sacred Heart Church or L'Église Centrale. From it, priests ministered to the people of Petit Caillou, Grand Caillou, Pointe-Aux-Chênes, Île Jean-Charles, and Le Terrebonne (Montegut).
Erected by Archdiocesan Bicentennial Commission.
Location. 29° 28.816′ N, 90° 33.286′ W. Marker is in Montegut, Louisiana, in Terrebonne Parish. Marker is on Montegut Road (State Highway 55) 0.1 miles south of Sarah Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Mounted on left side of church entrance way. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1113 Highway 55, Montegut LA 70377, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Hello Baby!" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Montegut School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Joseph Church
Sacred Heart Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, February 19, 2016
2. Sacred Heart Church Marker
(approx. 2.4 miles away); La Butte (approx. 11.2 miles away); Holy Savior Cemetery (approx. 11.4 miles away); Residence Plantation (approx. 11.5 miles away); Lockport (approx. 11.6 miles away); Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church (approx. 12.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Montegut.
Categories. Churches, Etc.
Sacred Heart Church image. Click for full size.
February 19, 2016
3. Sacred Heart Church
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