National Shrine of
Saint Francis of Assisi

Special Plenary Indulgence:

All the faithful who visit churches entrusted to the pastoral care of the Franciscan Family and stopping to pray in front of the nativity scenes set up there may receive a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions from December 8, 2023 to February 2, 2024.

Conditions for a plenary indulgence:
—To have the interior disposition of complete detachment from sin, even venial sin;
—have sacramentally confessed their sins*
—receive the Holy Eucharist*
—pray for the intentions of the Supreme Pontiff
*within 8 days of seeking the indulgence.

Photos from Italian Heritage Parade Festival - 2023

October 8, 2023

Photos from St. Padre Pio Relic Display at the Shrine

September 24, 2023

The Feast of Corpus Christ - June 11, 2023