Rome, April 30, 2012
Prot. No 71/2012
I wish to communicate that on March 30, 2012, the Apostolic Penitentiary granted to the members of the Confraternity of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary of the Congregation of Marian Fathers in perpetuum(Prot. No 1280/11/I) the opportunity to gain on May 18th — the liturgical commemoration of Blessed Fr. Stanislaus Papczyński — a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions (sacramental confession, Holy Communion, prayer for the intentions of the Holy Father), while making, at least privately, a renewal of their pledge of faithfulness to the Statutes of the Confraternity of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary.
I also wish to remind members of the above-named Confraternity that, according to the rescript of the Apostolic Penitentiary of February 2, 1968, they also may gain a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions on the day of admission into the Confraternity and receiving the blue scapular, as well as on the following solemnities, feasts, and memorials:
– Easter Sunday, the Resurrection of the Lord;
– Nativity of the Lord (December 25);
– Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. (December 8);
– Ascension of the Lord;
– Assumption (August 15);
– Presentation of the Lord (February 2);
– Liturgical commemoration of St. Cajetan of Thiene (August 7).
Please make this communiqué, along with the text of the appropriate decree, known to the interested parties.
Andrzej Pakuła, MIC
Fr. Zbigniew Piłat, MIC