1. And it happened that, after Israel was driven into captivity, and Jerusalem was deserted,

2. the prophet Jeremiah sat weeping, and he wailed this lamentation in Jerusalem.

3. And sighing with a bitter soul, and mourning, he said:




“Não se desencoraje, pois, se na alma existe o contínuo esforço de melhorar, no final o Senhor a premia fazendo nela florir, de repente, todas as virtudes como num jardim florido.” São Padre Pio de Pietrelcina