In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel will celebrate this vigil Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. The rosary will be prayed at 3:30 p.m. and a reception will be held in Knight Hall immediately after the Mass. All are invited; for details contact the church parish office at 337-232-8945.
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, a Jubilee Year indulgence is attached to all who visit Our Lady of Fatima Church in Lafayette on the first Saturday of each month (January-December 2017), as well as on the 13th of the months May-October 2017.
To obtain the Jubilee Year indulgence (which can also be applied to a deceased loved one), the following conditions must be met:
To obtain a plenary indulgence, one must fulfill the requirements above and be free from all attachment to sin, even venial sin.
To obtain a partial indulgence, one must fulfill the requirements above and be free from all mortal sin.