The building housing the District headquarters, the Novitiate, and Junior Novitiate of the District of New Orleans-Santa Fe, located on the property known as Magnolia in Lafayette (LA), were formally dedicated, with Bishop Jeanmard of Lafayette presiding.

Bro. Angelus Gabriel (FSC), The Christian Brothers in the United States 1848-1948: A Century of Catholic Education (New York: Declan McMullen, 1948), pp. 546-548.