“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

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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. Mounted on left side of church entrance way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1113 Highway 55, Montegut LA 70377, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Hello Baby!" (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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By Cajun Scrambler, February 19, 2016
2. Sacred Heart Church Marker
Montegut School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Joseph Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Bouverans Plantation House (approx. 10.8 miles away); La Butte (approx. 11.2 miles away); Holy Savior Cemetery (approx. 11.4 miles away); Residence Plantation (approx. 11½ miles away); Lockport (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montegut.
Categories. Churches & Religion
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February 19, 2016
3. Sacred Heart Church

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Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2016. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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