St. Francis de Sales Church

St. Francis de Sales Church (HM1M4H)

Location: Houma, LA 70360 Terrebonne Parish
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N 29° 35.696', W 90° 43.359'

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Mother Church in the civil parish of Terrebonne, St. Francis de Sales was founded in 1847. The intrepid zeal of the Reverend Canon Charles Menard, Apostle of Lafourche and Terrebonne, laid the foundation of this Parish. During the tenure of Fr. Z. Leveque, first pastor, this church was dedicated to Almighty God under the title of St. Francis de Sales, patron of the Catholic Press, priest of God Bishop of Geneva, true Pastor of souls, Defender of the Faith. Fr. August Vanderbilt (1914-1938) inspired the people of God to erect this present ediface in 1936. During this Bicentennial year the people of God of St. Francis de Sales rededicate themselves to the ideals of their founding fathers.
HM NumberHM1M4H
Year Placed1976
Placed ByArchdiocese Bicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 720561 N 3276067
Decimal Degrees29.59493333, -90.72265000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 35.696', W 90° 43.359'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 35' 41.76" N, 90° 43' 21.54" W
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Area Code(s)985, 504
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 Verret St, Houma LA 70360, US
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