Norms for Indulgences at the Commemoration of All Souls

  1. From 12 o’clock noon on 1st November until midnight on 2nd November, all who have confessed, received Holy Communion and prayed for the Pope’s intentions (one Our Father and Hail Mary, or any other prayer of one’s choice) can gain one Plenary Indulgence by visiting a church or oratory, and there reciting one Our Father and the Apostles’ Creed.

This indulgence is applicable only to the souls of the departed.

Confession may be made at any time within the week preceding or the week following 1st November. During this time of Covid an Act of Contrition will suffice.  Holy Communion may be received on any day from 1st November to 8th November. 

  1. The faithful who visit a cemetery and pray for the dead may gain a Plenary Indulgence applicable only to the Holy Souls on the usual conditions once per day from 1st to 8th November. The conditions mentioned above apply also for this.



Post date 30/10/2021