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Shelby's Wedding

St. Augustine Catholic Church

LA Hwy 493 at Melrose


In this scene, family and guests turn their attention to the rear of the Church Shelby Eatenton Latcherie (Julia Roberts) walks down the aisle with her father, Drum Eatenton (Tom Skerritt) to join in holy matrimony with Jackson Latcherie (Dylan McDermott) 

The wedding ceremony of Shelby Eatenton Latcherie (Julia Roberts) occurred at St. Augustine Catholic Church, situated in a quaint countryside setting along the banks of the Cane River near Natchitoches. This church, established by individuals of African descent, also serves as the burial site for the renowned folk artist Clementine Hunter. Visitors have the opportunity to explore the cemetery and attend mass, granting them a unique glimpse into the church's interior.