Today (2 August), you can earn a plenary indulgence (full remission of temporal punishment for sins). Here are the conditions for said indulgence:
- Visit the Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels at Assisi, a Franciscan sanctuary, or one’s parish church, intending to honor Our Lady of the Angels
- Recite the Creed and Our Father
- Pray for the intentions of the Pope (Our Father, Hail Mary, and Glory Be)
- Be free of attachment to venial and mortal sin
- Go to confession and receive sacramental absolution (within eight days)
- Receive Holy Communion (within eight days)
Plenary indulgences can also be earned for the repose of a soul in Purgatory.