Assumption Parish

Assumption Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 249
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Phone: (985) 369-6653
Fax: (985) 369-2032

In southeastern LA, south of Baton Rouge; organized Mar 31, 1807 (prior to statehood) from Lafourche Parish. Name Origin: For the Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary observed by Christians on August 15

Area (sq mi):: 364.55 (land 338.68; water 25.87) Population per square mile: 68.50
Population 2005: 23,196 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 2.80% Population 2000: 23,388 (White 66.60%; Black or African American 31.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,008; median household $31,168; Population below poverty level: 21.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,163-$25,903
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mga Artists sa Parokya was the centerpiece of the various events held at the Assumption Parish as it celebrated sixty years of existence in Davao City.
tomorrow at the Our Lady of the Assumption Parish on Asuncion Street, Malate, Manila, in solemn commemoration of the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the principal and the oldest feast of the Holy Mother.
Our Lady of Assumption Parish was established in 1697.
Heartbroken friends and family have organised a vigil in his memory to be held at Our Lady of Assumption parish club, in Belle Vale, on October 23, at 8.30pm.
She had been a member of the former Assumption Parish. She enjoyed dancing, singing, playing BINGO, and putting on her "bling bling" Calling hours for Marjorie will be held on Sunday, January 25, from 2 p.m.
Cassady was talking about the closure of Assumption Parish in Churchville.
About 12 caskets were found floating away from their graves in a cemetery in Assumption Parish, located 50 miles south of Baton Rouge, in the town of Belle Rose.
Mary of the Assumption Parish, we've grown into a more comprehensive youth ministry program that includes weekly meetings, events, service opportunities, and an active online presence.
While addressing mourners on Wednesday at a requiem mass at Our Lady of Assumption Parish in Torit, Eastern Equatoria state's Governor Louis Lobong said Ocholimoi was a statesman who deserved a state burial and great recognition.
About once a month, the residents of Bayou Corne, Louisiana, meet at the Assumption Parish library in the early evening to talk about the hole in their lives.