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Jubilee of the Word

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Pope Francis grants a plenary indulgence to those who participate in the Jubilee of the Word Marathon! Come out and bring family and friends.

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Click here for the Jubilee of the Word Flyer 2019.

Click here for the Jubilee of the Word Poster 2019.

Click here for an English translation of the Indulgence Decree for the Bible Marathon

click here for the Marathon of the Word 2018.

COME MARINATE IN THE WORD! "Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ!" (St. Jerome). The Jubilee of the Word Marathon is an extraordinary and unique way to close the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy! Beginning on Ash Wednesday March 6 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 the First Sunday of Lent, March 10, at 4:30 PM, just prior to the 5:00 PM parish Mass. 300 lectors will be needed for 20 minute intervals. Lectors from parishes from throughout the diocese and others interested in reading are encouraged to contact their Church parish and signup for a reading slot during the Marathon. All are encouraged to attend and listen and Marinate in the Word!

For more info. contact Fr. Champagne at fetedieuduteche@gmail.com or (337)394-6550.

Click here to listen to an interview by Fr. Champagne.

Press Release Jubilee of the Word Marathon 2018.

NAB Version to be Used for Bible Marathon .

Bible Marathon Scripture Schedule 2019

Click here for Bible Reading Parish and Lector Commitments

Audio Bible

National Catholic Register Article - The 86 Bible Reading Marathon

KLFY clip on the 86 hour bible reading

KATC - Non stop bible reading marathon begins

KLFY - Bible to be read cover to cover

National News - Marathon reading of the Bible

Catholic News Service

KLFY - 2018 jubilee of the Word Marathon

KLFY - 2018 jubilee of the Word Marathon in St. Martinville Townsquare

KADN - 2018 jubilee of the Word Marathon begins Day Two

2018 Jubilee of the Word Marathon Kicks off in St. Martinville

2018 National Register - Reading 100 Hours of the Bible

Contact Fr. Michael Champagne
103 Railroad Avenue
St. Martinville, La. 70582