More than 3,000 people are expected to attend Fete-Dieu du Teche event

Brenda Curtis, a parishioner at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Opelousas, reads the Bible for 20 minutes during the Bible Marathon to close the Jubilee of Mercy in November 2016 in St. Martinville. A similar event is scheduled to start Wednesday in St. Martinville. During four days of continuous reading, 300 lectors from 121 church parishes as well as faith leaders from demoninations across Acadiana will read the Bible.