1868

Rev. Thevis prays to St. Roch, vowing to build a chapel in his honor if the Holy Trinity congregation is spared. No one died and Father Thevis completes St. Roch Chapel in 1873.

1866

Rev. Schiffler dies from yellow fever and is succeeded Rev. Ignatius Scheck as pastor and Rev. Peter Thevis as assistant.

1847

Rev. J.M. Masquelet purchased property at the corner of Dauphine and St. Ferdinand streets for $3000. Commissions design by architect Theodore Giraud.