St. John the Baptist Parish - Churches
By understanding the history of the Catholic Church in St. John the Baptist Parish, tracing your genealogy can be rather easy. This section will provide you with the information needed to research your St. John the Baptist Parish ancestors.
Please note that Genealogical research for Catholic Sacramental Records can be found for 1718-1825 in the Archdiocese of New Orleans Sacramental Records books which can be ordered from the Archives Department of the Archdiocese of New Orleans or found in most local libraries. For periods 1826-1900 you must write to the Archdiocese Archives for information. The procedure is listed on their website. For records from 1900-current you must write to the individual churches below. Please use P.O. Boxes where given for mailing purposes. Each church establishes it's own procedures for genealogical research.
In the near future this information will be updated to give specific holdings of each church and the records available for that parish.
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
2361 Hwy 18 (River Road)
Edgard, Louisiana 70049-9101
St. Peter Catholic Church
1550 Hwy 44 (River Road)
P.O. Box 435
Reserve, Louisiana 70084-0435
St. Hubert Catholic Church
176 Anthony F. Monica Street
P.O. Box K
Garyville, Louisiana 70051-0851
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
529 West 5th Street
(Hwy 44/River Road)
LaPlace, Louisiana 70068-3941
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
772 Hwy 44 (River Road)
P.O. Box 464
Reserve, Louisiana 70084-0464
Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church
799 Fairway Drive
LaPlace, Louisiana 70068-2007
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