Historic St. Augustine Catholic Church was established in 1841. It is located in the Treme neighborhood and is proud of its multi-cultural and multi-racial history. It has a dedicated music ministry offering several Jazz/Gospel Masses throughout the year featuring some of New Orleans’ finest musicians and St. Augustine Church Soulful Voices Choir.
Celebrate Big Chief Tootie Montana Day
3:30pm sharp. Meet outside St. Augustine Catholic Church for formal blessing of the Tambourines by Fr. Emmanuel (Black Masking Indians welcome to bring their tambourines)
4:15pm. Meet in Armstrong Park at Tootie Montana's statue for a wreath laying ceremony with family members, followed by Indian chanting and music.