The souls in purgatory in the holy year of San Isidro Labrador

On April 12, 2022, at the request of the Archbishop of Madrid, Cardinal D. Carlos Osorio Sierrathe Apostolic Penitentiary has conceded that, during celebrations in honor of San Isidro Labrador (May 15, 2022 to May 15, 2023), all the faithful can gain Plenary Indulgence, and can also be applied for the souls in Purgatory. if, in addition to complying with the usual conditionspilgrimage to the Royal Basilica Collegiate Church of San Isidro of Madrid and there they devoutly participate in the Jubilee celebrations or pray piously for an appropriate time - it is not specified how long - before the Body of St. Isidore, concluding with the prayer of the Our Father, the Creed and invocations to the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Isidore Labrador.

The elderly, the sick and those who for grave reasons are unable to leave their homes may also obtain the plenary indulgence if, detesting all sin and with the intention of fulfilling as far as possible the usual conditions (confession, communion, prayer for the Roman Pontiff), they spiritually join in the Jubilee celebrations before a sacred image, offering to the merciful God their prayers, their sufferings and the difficulties of their own lives.

There are many confessors in the Basilica, at all hours.

Full details can be found at by clicking here.

The Cardinal Archbishop's letter, by clicking here.

Schedules and calendar of celebrations