The Gascon people speak Occitan, which is Latin based like French and Spanish. Until recently their language was looked down upon in France as a poor man’s language. That language is likely to be replaced by Spanish and French.
The Gascon people are known for their colorful festivals which feature poetry and traditional music. They have their own musical instruments. These include a three-holed flute, a stringed drum and their own form of a bagpipe.
Like the other indigenous peoples of France and Spain, most Gascons are Roman Catholic. That religion provides them with a place for weddings and funerals, but few closely follow the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. Many are secularized.
The Gascon people need to allow Jesus Christ to transform their lives, their families and their communities.
Pray for a Holy Spirit led revival in Roman Catholic churches throughout France and Spain.
Pray for Gascon people who love the Lord to disciple others to disciple others.
Pray for spiritual hunger and a desire for truth.
Scripture Prayers for the Gascon in Spain.
|Profile Source: Joshua Project|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||Not ranked|
|Location in Country||Catalonia autonomous region: Aran valley, northwest corner, Garona River headwaters, Pyrenees Mountains. Source: Ethnologue 2016|
|Primary Language||Occitan (6,600 speakers)|
|Language Code||oci Ethnologue Listing|
|Dialect Code||10052 Global Recordings Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
Primary Language: Occitan
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|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name||Source|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Occitan||Jesus Film Project|
|General||Bible for Children||Bible for Children|
|General||Biblical answers to your questions||Got Questions Ministry|
|General||Gospel resources links||Scripture Earth|
|General||YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio||YouVersion Bibles|
|Mobile App||Android Bible app: Occitan||YouVersion Bibles|
|Mobile App||iOS Bible app: Occitan||YouVersion Bibles|