Portiucula Plenary Indulgence
The Feast of Our Lady of the Angels (August 2nd) is also the chance to gain the Portiuncula Plenary Indulgence. All franciscans are invited to take the opportunity to gain this indulgence. (click HERE to view further information about the conditions to obtain the indulgence)
Celebrating 40 Years of The Rule
A special Mass is taking place at St Patrick's Cathedral, Auckland on Saturday 21 July, to join in spirit with the rest of the International Fraternity to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the present Rule. "This is a big occasion for all Secular Franciscans," says National Minister Lloyd de Melo. All Ministers and as many members of the various fraternities around Auckland are encouraged to be present and there will be an opportunity for all attendees to make their annual renewal of Profession. A shared lunch will take place after Holy Mass in Liston Hall. Members please bring a plate.
Where: St Patrick's Cathedral, Auckland
When: Saturday 21 July, 12 noon
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