Plenary Indulgence Granted to the Legion of Mary For Its Centenary  Anniversary (Latin Text )

Pope Francis, through the Sacred Penitentiary has granted the Legion of Mary members (active and auxiliary) and other members of the faithful, during the Centenary Celebrations of the Legion of Mary, a PLENARY INDULGENCE properly fulfilled under the usual conditions - performance of prescribed act, Sacramental Confession, Holy Communion, prayer for the intention of the Holy Pontiff and a firm amendment of a contrite heart and detachment from sin. Granted during the Centenary Anniversary of the Legion of Mary from September 7, 1921 - September 7, 2022.

The Prescribed Acts of the Plenary Indulgence Granted in honor of the Legion of Mary Centenary Anniversary

To receive this plenary indulgence one must be in the state of grace at the time the prescribed work is performed. This work. according to the Sacred Penitentiary could  be fulfilled by one of the following:

1) Visit a Church where the Legion of Mary officially exists or any Church that has been designated by the Legion of Mary, in cases of areas or localities where the Legion of Mary is not present. You can find the list of these Churches (see the list below).

2) Participate devoutly in a Pilgrimage to some appropriate Marian Shrine, internationally (such as Guadalupe in Mexico, Fatima, etc.) or locally (such as Our Lady of Peace in Santa Clara, CA , Shrine of Our Lady of Bethlehem in Carmel, CA).

*Note: During this visitation of Churches or while in Pilgrimage, the Lord’s Prayer and the Creed must be recited devoutly,

3) Attend or participate at the joyful celebrations of the Centenary Anniversary of the Legion of Mary (announcement will be made by your local Legion group for such joyful event). The aged, sick  or the homebound can also receive the indulgence by ‘joining in spirit’ at these joyful celebrations by offering their prayers, sorrows or misfortunes of their lives to the mercy of God and adopting  a spirit of firm amendment and a detestation of sin.

List of Churches Designated for Visitation 

Located in Archdiocese of San Francisco

For more details of the schedule of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and Confessions, please visit the website of the Church, you plan to visit by clicking the link. 

 Holy Name of Jesus  - 1555 39th Avenue,  SF 94112

 Saint Anne of the Sunset – 850 Judah Street, SF 94112

 Saint Cecilia – 2555 17th Avenue, SF 94116

 Saint Finn Barr – 415 Edna Street, SF 94112

 Corpus Christi –  62 Santa Rosa Avenue, SF 94112

 Church of the Epiphany – 827 Vienna Street, SF 94112

 Saint Elizabeth - 459 Somerset Street, SF 94134

 Saint Emydius – 286 Ashton Avenue, SF 94112

 Saint Michael Korean – 32 Broad Street, SF 94112

Church of the Visitation – 655 Sunnydale Avenue, SF 94134

Star of the Sea Church – 4420 Geary Boulevard, SF 94118

 Saint Patrick – 756 Mission Street, San Francisco, SF 94103

 Mission Dolores Basilica – 3321 16th Street, SF 94114

 Saint Kevin – 704 Cortland Avenue, SF 94110

 Saint Paul – 221 Valley Street, SF 94131

 Saint Anthony de Padua – 1000 Cambridge Street, Novato 94947

 Church of the Good Shepherd – 901 Oceana Blvd., Pacifica 94044

 Church of the Nativity – 210 Oak Grove Avenue Menlo Park 94025

 Holy Angels – 107 San Pedro Road, Colma 94014

 Mater Dolorosa – 307 Willow Avenue, South San Francisco 94080

 Our Lady of the Pillar – 400 Church Street, Half Moon Bay 94109

 Saint Andrew Church – 1571 Southgate Avenue, Daly City 94015

 Saint Augustine – 3700 Callan Boulevard, South San Francisco 94080

 Saint Dunstan – 1133 Broadway, Millbrae 94030

 Saint Francis of Assisi – 1425 Bay Road, East Palo Alto 94303

 Saint Luke – 1111 Beach Park, Foster City 94404

 Saint Mark – 324 Marine View Avenue, Belmont 94002

 Saint Raymond -  1100 Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park 94025

 Saint Robert – 1380 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno 94066

 Saint Timothy – 1515 Dolan Avenue, San Mateo 94401

 Saint Veronica – 434 Alida Way, South San Francisco 94080

Additional Churches Designated for Visitation in the Archdiocese of San Francisco

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption – 1111 Gough Street SF

Old Saint Mary’s Cathedral – 600 California Street, SF

Our Lady of Mercy - 1 Elmwood Way, Daly City CA 94015

Our Lady of Lourdes -410 Hawes Street San Francisco 94124

Our Lady of Loretto – 1806 Novato Boulevard, Novato 94947

Our Lady of Mount Carmel – 3 Oakdale Avenue Mill Valley 94941

Old Saint Mary’s of Nicasio – 4100 Nicasio Valley Road, Nicasio CA 94946

Church of the Assumption of Mary - 26825 Shoreline Hway, Tomales 94971

List of Marian Shrines in California (for local Pilgrimages) 

La Purisima Concepión
La Purisima Mission State Historic Park
2295 Purisima Rd.
Lompoc, CA 93436

Shrine of Our Lady of Peace
2800 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone: (408) 988-4585
Fax: (408) 988-0679

Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows

745 Ware Ave.
Colusa, CA 95932
Phone: (530) 458-4170
Fax: (530) 458-8728

Shrine of Our Lady of Bethlehem
Mission San Carlos Borromeo
Carmel Mission Basilica
Rio Road and Lasuen Drive
P. O. Box 2235 Carmel, CA 93921
Phone: (831) 624-1271
Fax: (831) 624-8050

The Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima
20855 Fatima Avenue
P.O. Box 119
Laton, CA 93242
(209) 923-4935
fax:(209) 923-CATH Phone: (559) 923-4935