1. Alleluia! Praise the Lord, my soul!

2. I will sing to the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to God while I live.

3. Do not put your trust in princes, in a great one who cannot save.

4. Not sooner his spirit has left, that he goes back to the earth; on that very day, any plan comes to nothing.

5. Blessed are they whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord their God,

6. maker of heaven and earth, the sea and all they contain. The Lord is forever faithful;

7. he gives justice to the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The Lord sets the prisoners free.

8. The Lord gives sight to the blind, the Lord straightens the bent.

8. The Lord loves the virtuous, but he brings to ruin the way of the wicked.

9. The Lord protects the stranger, sustains the widow and the orphan.

10. The Lord will reign forever, your God, O Zion, from generation to generation. Alleluia!

“O grau sublime da humildade é não só reconhecer a abnegação, mas amá-la.” São Padre Pio de Pietrelcina