ACTION ITEM! 31 DEC & 1 JAN – New Year’s Plenary INDULGENCES ALERT!
FATHERS! Tell your people.
Catholics can gain a Plenary Indulgence on New Year’s EVE, 31 December (EnchInd. 26) be the recitation or the singing of the Te Deum.
To gain the indulgence the usual following conditions must be met.
1. Sacramental confession and Communion within a brief time (about 20 days)
2. The prescribed good work (for 31 Dec. the recital of the Te Deum)
3. Prayers for the Pope’s designated intentions (1 Our Father, 1 Hail Mary)
5. Detestation of and detachment from even venial sins (without which only a partial indulgence can be gained), at the time of the indulgenced work.
Catholics can gain a Plenary Indulgence