Jubilee Year of Fatima
Granting of Plenary Indulgence
In order to celebrate with dignity the centennial of the Apparitions of Fatima, by mandate of Pope Francis, a Jubilee Year is granted, with the inherent plenary indulgence, from 27th of November 2016 till the 26th of November 2017.
The plenary indulgence of the jubilee is granted:
a) To the faithful who visit the Sanctuary of Fatima on pilgrimage and devotedly participate in some celebration or prayer in honour of the Virgin Mary, pray the “Our Father”, recite the symbol of the faith (creed) and invoke Our Lady of Fatima;
b) To the pious faithful who visit with devotion an image of Our Lady of Fatima, solemnly displayed to public veneration in any, oratory or adequate place, on the anniversary days of the apparitions (the 13th of each month, from May till October 2017), and who devotedly participate there in some celebration or prayer in honour of the Virgin Mary, pray the “Our Father”, recite the symbol of the faith (creed) and invoke Our Lady of Fatima;
c) To the faithful who, due to their age, illness or other serious cause, are hindered of moving, if repented of all their sins and with the firm intention to carry out, as soon as possible to them, the three conditions indicated below, in front of a small image of Our Lady of Fatima, on the days of the apparitions, joining spiritually the jubilee celebrations, offering with confidence to the merciful God through Mary their prayers and pains, or the sacrifices of their own life.
In order to obtain plenary indulgences, the faithful who are truly repentant and filled with charity must fulfil the following ritual conditions; sacramental confession, Eucharistic communion and prayer for the intentions of the Holy Father.