From Vespers August 1st to Midnight August 2nd is the Feast of Portiuncula!
A plenary indulgence is available to anyone who will:
1. Receive sacramental confession (8 days before of after)
2. Receive the Holy Eucharist at Holy Mass on August 2nd
3. Enter a parish church and, with a contrite heart, pray the Our Father, Apostles Creed, and a pray of his/her own choosing for the intentions of the Pope.
THE BASILICA OF
OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS
Shrine of the Portiuncula
The Portiuncula is situated now inside the
Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels
in the town of the same name around 5 km from Assisi
Pope Emeritis Benedict XVI praying at the Shrine of the Portiuncula
The chapel was of antique construction and venerated for the apparition of Angels within it. In the chapel in 1216, in a vision, St Francis obtained from Jesus himself the Indulgence of the Pardon of Assisi that was approved by Pope Honorius III.