The Lord gives to the great St. Benedict the power to alleviate this great calamity. A respectful procession of this statue, made without any fear or dread, may arrest this calamity.
Epizootic: adj. Outbreak of a disease: affecting many animals of one kind at the same time. Epidemic: An epizootic disease: specific: Equine Influenza. Authors note: Assuming farm animals since Equine refers to horse. So to go further; sheep, cattle, even buffalo etc. any hoofed animals.
PETS: "One must put around their necks a St. Benedict Medal." Told to Marie Julie Jahenny
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