About Opelousas, Louisiana:
The city of Opelousas is part of the Diocese of Lafayette and has a population of about 15,000. It is the parish seat of Saint Landry Parish…remember, Louisiana has “parishes” rather than counties, so it can be a bit confusing for outsiders. The French Catholic influence is strong in this part of Louisiana, and you will find several great places of interest here.
Catholic shrines & places of Interest in Opelousas, Louisiana:
Orphan Train Museum ( a museum with a Catholic connection)
Saint Landry Catholic Church (coming soon)