Join Pope Francis in Prayer on Friday, March 27!
Pope Francis will grant a Plenary Indulgence to all who participate either by television, internet or radio a special prayer service on Friday, March 27, 2020. This extraordinary blessing will take place during a special urbi et orbi address, meaning, “to the city (of Rome) and to the world”, which will occur at 1:00 p.m. EST, which is 6:00 p.m. Rome time.
Our Holy Father said that those who are able to participate in this service will “listen to the Word of God, raise our prayer and adore the Blessed Sacrament. At the end, I will give the benediction ‘urbi et orbi,’ to which will be connected the possibility of receiving a plenary indulgence.”
Livestream of this special prayer may be found at: https://www.vaticannews.va/en.html
Besides participating in the prayers with Pope Francis on Friday, March 27, and receiving the ‘urbi et orbi’ blessing through television, internet or radio, in order to receive the plenary indulgence, the faithful must be detached from any sin, and resolve to carry out the following as soon as possible:
Receive Holy Communiuon
Pray for the intentions of Pope Francis
A plenary indulgence is the full remission of temporal punishments due for sins, whether in this life, or in purgatory.