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Conditions of the Indulgences for Lent, Whitsuntide, and All-Saints, are:

1. To confess their sins with a sincere repentance, to a priest approved of by the bishop. 2. Devoutly and worthily to receive the Holy Communion.

3. If their condition will allow it, to give some alms to the poor, either on the eve or the day of their communion.

On the day of their communion, to offer up some prayers to God, for the whole state of the Catholic Church throughout the world, for the bringing of all strayed souls to the fold of Christ, for the general peace of Christendom, and for the blessing of God upon this nation.

Conditions of the Indulgence for St. Peter and St. Paul.

1. To confess their sins with a sincere repentance, to a priest approved of by the bishop.

2. Devoutly and worthily to receive the Holy Communion.

3. For some space of time, on the day of their communion, to pray to God with a sincere heart for the conversion of heretics, and for the free propagation of the holy faith.

Other Indulgences.

A plenary indulgence is granted to every one of the faithful who shall recite acts of Faith, Hope, Charity, and Contrition for Sin (see page 28, without the responses) devoutly once every day without interruption, for a month; and on any day within that month, shall devoutly approach to the sacraments of Penance

and the Holy Communion, and pray for the good of the Church, and for peace among Christians. Also, an Indulgence of seven years, and of as many quadragena, or forty days, to every one of the faithful of Christ dwelling amongst heretics and infidels, for every time, when being disposed, at least, by contrition of heart, they shall attentively and devoutly recite the said acts. This Indulgence may be applied by way of suffrage to the faithful departed.

An Indulgence of 300 days each time is granted for piously reciting the Litany of Jesus, page 157.

An Indulgence of 200 days each time for piously reciting the Litany of the Blessed Virgin, page 161.

A plenary Indulgence is granted to all, who, having been at Confession and Communion on any day in the month, at their choice, shall say, on their knees, the Angelus, page 342, at Morning, Noon, and Evening; and 100 days' Indulgence every time a person recites it on his knees on other days. During the whole Paschal Time, the Anthem Regina Coeli, with its verses and Prayer, is to be said standing, in place of the Angelus. Yet the Indulgences are equally gained by those who, not knowing the Regina Coli, shall say the Angelus; but this is to be said standing, all the Paschal Time, and on all Sundays.



IN the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

Blessed be the holy and undivided Trinity, now and for ever. Amen.


Dear Saviour! I have learned to know

That thou dost ever list to me;

And that, wherever I may go,
I still am always seen by thee.

O teach me, Lord, what I should say,
Let truth direct my every word,
Nor let me speak throughout the day
Aught that should not by thee be heard.

Oh! keep me innocent; and free
From every fault, from every sin;
That thou, my God! mayest never see
A naughty thought my breast within.

Dear Jesus! let me be thine own!

To rise to thee my life was given:

As flowers that on the earth are sown

Shoot up and bear their sweets to heaven.



Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation: but deliver us from evil. Amen.


Hail Mary, full of grace! our Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen.


I believe in God the Father Almighty, creator of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried: He descended into hell; the third day he rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven; sitteth at the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence he shall come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghost; the Holy Catholic Church; the communion of Saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and life everlasting. Amen.

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