Antonio de Sedella

Spanish Catholic priest in New Orleans
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Père Antoine
date of birth
1748
date of death
1829
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2/10/2013
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Antonio de Sedella, O.F.M. Cap. (1748 – 19 January 1829) was a Spanish Capuchin friar who served as the leading religious authority of the Catholic Church in New Orleans, Louisiana, during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Commonly called Père Antoine, he has become a noted figure in the culture of the city. A street and a restaurant in the city's historic French Quarter are named for him.
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