St. Charles Borromeo

St. Charles Borromeo Anniversary
Distinguished guests at the 250th anniversary celebration included Fay Walker Louque, Governor Edwin Edwards, and Elaine Edwards.

St. Charles Borromeo Church, 1973

St. Charles Borromeo Parish celebrated its 250th anniversary on June 3, 1973.

Many church leaders and government officials, as well as parishioners, participated in the day’s activities.

These included a mass of celebration, a pageant honoring the early German settlers, cajun music, and square dancing. All in attendance enjoyed an outdoor luncheon served under the majestic, historic oak trees on the church grounds.

Souvenir Program
Souvenir program from St. Charles Borromeo Church’s anniversary celebration.
Souvenir Program
Souvenir program from St. Charles Borromeo Church’s anniversary celebration.

This text is copyright © material by Marilyn Richoux, Joan Becnel and Suzanne Friloux, from St. Charles Parish, Louisiana: A Pictorial History, 2010.

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