Translated by Fr. Ambrose St. John, 1866



The Raccolta: or Collection of Indulgenced Prayers.

With the Appendix of Indulgences granted by His Holiness Pius IX. from 1856 to 1866.

Translated by Ambrose St. John, of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri, Birmingham.


Title Page
Approval of the Sacred Congregation
Dedication to the Holy Souls in Purgatory
Note on the Compiler
On Holy Indulgences and the Conditions for Gaining Them

Section I - The Most Holy Trinity
Section II - Almighty God
Section III - The Holy Ghost
Section IV - Jesus
Section V - The Child Jesus
Section VI - Jesus Crucified
Section VII - Precious Blood
Section VIII - Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament
Section IX - Sacred Heart of Jesus
Section X - Most Holy Mary
Section XI - Mary Sorrowing
Section XII - Novenas of the B. Virgin
Section XIII - St. Michael the Archangel
Section XIV - Angel Guardian
Section XV - St. Joseph
Section XVI - Holy Apostles SS. Peter and Paul
Section XVII - St. Pius V
Section XVIII - St. Nicholas of Bari
Section XIX - St. Francis of Paola
Section XX - St. Aloysius Gonzaga
Section XXI - St. Stanislas Kostka
Section XXII - St. Philip Neri
Section XXIII - St. Camillus of Lellis
Section XXIV - For the Faithful in their Agony
Section XXV - For a Good Death
Section XXVI - For the Faithful Departed
Section XXVII - Divine Office and Office of the B. Virgin
Section XXVIII - Gradual and Penitential Psalms
Section XXIX - Mental Prayer
Section XXX - Devout Visits
Section XXXI - Christian Doctrine
Section XXXII - Explanation of the Gospel
Section XXXIII - Works of Mercy
Section XXXIV - Times of Calamity
Section XXXV - Troubled Times
Section XXXVI - To Implore Peace
Section XXXVII - Spiritual Canticles
Section XXXVIII - Crosses, Crucifixes, Rosaries, Medals, &c.
Section XXXIX - Appendix. Indulgences for Religious of both sexes
Section XL - Decretum


Section XLI - Most Holy Trinity
Section XLII - God
Section XLIII - Jesus
Section XLIV - The Infant Jesus
Section XLV - Jesus Crucified
Section XLVI - Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament
Section XLVII - Holy Family
Section XLVIII - Mary Most Holy
Section IL - Mary Sorrowing
Section L - St. Joseph
Section LI - St. Peter, Apostle
Section LII - St. Michael de' Santi
Section LIII - St. Elizabeth of Hungary
Section LIV - For a Good Death
Section LV - Pious Exercises for the Propagation of the Faith
Section LVI - Decretum

Laus Deo, Virginique Matri

Contents of the Raccolta

Index to the Raccolta

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