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By Martina Moyski, Church Militant, July 29, 2020

Videos of Fête-Dieu 2019 are available on FacebookFor more information about Fête-Dieu 2020and how to participate, contact Fr. Champagne at fetedieuduteche@gmail.com, (337) 394-6550 or on Facebook.

Fete-Dieu 2020 set to overcome COVID-19

Fr. Michael Champagne

LAFAYETTE, La. (ChurchMilitant.com) – The religious community of the diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana is sponsoring its sixth annual holy eucharistic boat procession on Aug. 15 and is inviting Catholics from around the country — and the world — to join in.

Fête-Dieu du Teche organizer Fr. Michael Champagne, CJC, explained the purpose of the procession to Church Militant: “Here in Catholic Louisiana we can show America and the world that men and women, black and white, young and old, can exercise safely and peacefully our right to religious freedom and adore our God together.”  

“The Church has always held eucharistic processions for the end of plagues and pandemics, and we do the same this year offering Fête-Dieu 2020 to overcome COVID-19,” Fr. Champagne stated.  ….

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