The Heroic Catholic Piety Of Louisiana’s Cajuns – Talk by Mike Church
“Welcome, friends, guests and reverend Fathers! I am your emcee M.C., a native son of Louisiana first! And these United States, second.
Bienvenue, amis, invités et révérends Pères ! Je suis votre animateur M.C., un fils natif de Louisiane d’abord ! Et ces États-Unis, en deuxième position.
I’d like to tell you a story about my family. In September 1784, my great grandfather 12 generations removed, Claude Guidrey and his 4 adult sons, Jean-Baptiste, Charles, Joseph Marie and Pierre Jarvier along with their families signed their names a list of Frenchmen who volunteered to relocate to Louisiana…. (full text here)