What is the order for getting a plenary indulgence? Do you do the action first (i.e. reading scripture) and then go confession, communion, prayer for Pontiff? Or do you do the action after meeting those requiremements? (obviously being free from all sin included).
Its six or seven days before or after, you must do the other requirements of the plenary indulgence. The indulgence does not take affect until you have completed all the requirements, but the order does not matter as long as it is done in the proper time.