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The Jubilee of the Word Marathon

 The Jubilee of the Word Marathon – 100 Hours for 100 Years is an extraordinary and unique way to celebrate the Centennial of the Diocese of Lafayette!  Beginning on Wednesday April 4 at 12:30 PM the Bible will be read publicly cover to cover without pause in the Square of St. Martinville.  The Marathon will conclude on Divine Mercy Sunday at 4:30 PM. 

Bishop Douglas Deshotel will begin the reading from the first chapters of Genesis and Bishop Michael Jarrell will conclude with the closing chapters of the Book of Revelation. Over 300 lectors will be needed for 20 minute intervals. 

Lectors from churches from throughout Acadiana and others interested in reading are encouraged to sign up for a reading slot during the Marathon. All are encouraged to come listen and Marinate in the Word! 

For more info. or to register as a lector, please contact Fr. Michael Champagne, CJC at or (337) 394-6550.  More information is available at and Fete-Dieu du Teche on Facebook.

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Peace Prayer Walk