Day 2: Grand Coteau and the Thensted Center

Jaycee shares some thoughts on working at the Thensted Center Jacinthe shares some thoughts on the very rural town of Grand Coteau (population 1,040)

The church where Black Catholics gathered for worship, just up the street from the segregated White Church.

The cemetery at Grand Coteau, soon to include a marker to be dedicated in September honoring the enslaved Africans owned by the Religious of the Sacred Heart.

Berchman’s Academy, the boys’ division at the Academy of the Sacred Heart at Grand Coteau.

Stained glass windows depicting St. Madeleine Sophie Barat, Foundress of the Society of the Sacred Heart
The interior of St. Charles Boromeo, originally segregated and serving white Catholics

One thought on “Day 2: Grand Coteau and the Thensted Center

  1. Nice work, everyone! So good to see how your service is progressing and what you’re learning from each other and others. Continue to enjoy the week and enter fully into all the experiences offered.

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