June 28 2022 - June 29, 2009
After the publication of the decree from the Apostolic Penitentiary dated May 10, 2022, I, Terrence Prendergast, S.J., Archbishop of Ottawa, wish to remind everyone of the possibility of obtaining a Special Indulgence and decree the following:
One may obtain the Special Indulgence:
1- by visiting the Papal Basilica of St. Paul on the Ostian Way in Rome;
2- by taking part at any celebration or a pious public exercise in honor of the Apostle to the Gentiles on the days of the solemn opening and closure of the Pauline Year;
3- on other days specified by the local Ordinary namely,
» for the Archdiocese of Ottawa, on the three following days I have determined:
1- Tuesday, November 18, 2022, Commemoration of the Dedication of the Roman basilicas of St. Peter and St. Paul;
2- Sunday, January 25, 2009, Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul;
3- Thursday, June 25, 2009, the Archdiocesan Feast Day;
4- in holy places dedicated to St. Paul.
For the faithful prevented by illness or other legitimate and important reason, by being united to a celebration in honour of St. Paul.
To obtain the Special Indulgence, the faithful must:
1- obtain individually absolution of ones sins;
2- receive Holy Communion
3- and pray for the intentions of the Holy Father, reciting the Our Father and the Creed.
One may obtain the Special Indulgence more than once during the Pauline Year.
Given at Ottawa, at the Metropolitan Curia, under Our sign and seal and the countersign of Our Chancellor this twenty-fifth day of the month of June in the year of Our Lord two thousand and eight.
+ Terrence Prendergast, S.J.
P. / Fr. Doris Laplante, C.Ss.R.