Louisiana Church Records

Catholicism in Louisiana

Archdiocesan Archives
The archives has four main sections: sacramental and cemetery records (1718 – ca. 1900); archdiocesan historical records (Spanish colonial period – present); several manuscript collections (e.g. Baudier Collection); and a small research library.

Digitized Sacramental Records in the Archives

Among the most important Louisiana resources available to scholars are the extensive, well-maintained, and searchable sacramental registers, which record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials of individuals.  Because sacramental registers detail the life history of the local community over time, they have always been recognized by church officials as having unique and enduring value. More importantly, they illustrate the Catholic heritage of families that are passed from one generation to another.

Royal Military Hospital Sacramental Records

St. Bernard Sacramental Records

St. John the Baptist Sacramental Records

St. Louis Cathedral Sacramental Records

Methodism in Louisiana

Annual Conference Journals/Minutes

These volumes were published by the Louisiana Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and its predecessor conferences.

New Orleans Christian Advocate

This weekly newspaper was published by the Methodist Episcopal Church South conference in Louisiana in partnership with the following additional conferences: Alabama (1850-1881), Arkansas (1850), Mississippi (1850-1946), Mobile (1866-1870), Montgomery (1866-1870), and North Mississippi (1883-1946).

Additional Louisiana Methodist Publications

 Quakerism in Louisiana

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