Novena in honor of St. Teresa of Jesus in Salamanca
The Apostolic Penitentiary, by special mandate of the Holy Father Francisco, having his paternal benevolence, occasion of the Fifth Centenary of Birth of St. Teresa of Jesus (151 – 2015), GRANTS the grace of a Jubilee Year TERESIANO with PLENARY INDULGENCE for all the dioceses of Spain.
"An indulgence is a remission before God of the temporal punishment for sins, forgiven, about fault, a faithful disposed gains under certain conditions through the Church, which, as minister of redemption, dispenses and applies with authority the treasury of the satisfactions of Christ and the saints " (Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 1471).
In our Diocese of Santander may gain a plenary indulgence, once a day, during the Jubilee Year Teresian, also applicable for the repose of the faithful departed, fulfilling the usual conditions (sacramental confession, Eucharistic communion and prayer for the Roman Pontiff), spiritually participating in religious functions or jubilee pilgrimages, praying before a statue of St. Teresa of Jesus for a suitable period of time, concluding with the Lord's Prayer, Creed, invocation to the Virgin Mary and Saint Teresa of Jesus.
The places specified in our Diocese of Santander to gain a plenary indulgence are:
Old, the sick and all that serious cause can not leave home, also may gain a plenary indulgence, detesting any sin and with intent to meet, as soon as possible, the three usual conditions, and if they participate spiritually in office or jubilee pilgrimages, offering their prayers and pains to the merciful God.
For access to divine forgiveness, to be achieved through the power of the Church, easier for pastoral charity, This begs strongly Penitentiary prison, canons, priests of the Holy Cathedral and rectors of churches designated, offered with diligent and generous spirit to administer the sacrament of Penance.
This decree is only valid for the Jubilee Year Teresian. No they are prevented anything to the contrary.
Given in Santander, to 22 August 2014.
† Vicente Jiménez Zamora
Bishop of Santander
By mandate of S. E. Rvdma.
Isidro Pérez López
Chancellor Secretary General