2nd November 2006 Feast of All Souls
Indulgence for 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, one 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 Apostle's Creed.
This indulgence is only applicable to the Faithful Departed.
Confession maybe made at any time within the week preceding or the week following 1st November.
Holy Communion may be received on any day from 1st November to 8th November.
2. The faithful who visit the cemetery and pray for the dead may gain a plenary indulgence applicable only to the holy Souls on the usual conditions one per day from 1st November to 8th November. The conditions mentioned above apply also for this.
A plenary indulgence is the following:
An indulgence granted by the Church for the complete removal, by God's grace, of all temporal punishment due to sin which the soul may have to experience in purgatory.