Saint Augustine Church, New Orleans

Saint Augustine Church, New Orleans (HMNFP)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70116 Orleans Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 57.907', W 90° 3.963'

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— Louisiana African American Heritage Trail —

In 1841, this parish was established for the inhabitants of Faubourg Trem?. The joint beneficence of Bishop Antoine Blanc and the Ursuline nuns made possible acquisition of property and erection of the church. Until 1925, the buildings of the Coll?ge d'Orl?ans and the motherhouse of the Sisters of Mount Carmel stood in this square. In 1842, the Sisters of the Holy Family began their apostolate for Blacks within this parish under the guidance of Abb? ?tienne Rousselon, founding pastor. Alexandre P. Tureaud, attorney and noted Louisiana civil rights leader, was baptized here April 2, 1899. In 1963, priests of the Society of the Divine Word began serving the parish.
Placed ByArchdiocesan Bicentennial Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 9:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 783134 N 3318542
Decimal Degrees29.96511667, -90.06605000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.907', W 90° 3.963'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 54.42" N, 90° 3' 57.78" W
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Area Code(s)504
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1101-1199 Henriette Delille St, New Orleans LA 70116, US
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