The commemoration of Saint Joel the prophet, who announced the great day of the Lord and the mystery of the outpouring of his Spirit on all flesh, which the divine majesty deigned to carry out in a marvelous manner in Christ on the day of Pentecost.
May Holy Mary and all the saints intercede to the Lord for us, that we may merit to be helped and saved by him who lives and reigns for ever and ever.
V. Precious in the sight of the Lord
R. Is the death of his holy ones.
V. May the Lord bless us, protect us from all evil, and bring us to everlasting life. And may the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in pace.
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