Papal Blessing and Papal Audience

Ordering a Papal Blessing

Please read over the instructions below and the circumstances attached before ordering a Papal Blessing.

Choose the Papal Blessing you wish to obtain from the samples attached.

Have a priest who knows the person or persons write a Letter of Recommendation on parish stationery to the address below. A sample letter is included:

Please address the letter as follows:

Very Rev. Michael Vaughan
Vicar General
Diocese of Sacramento
2110 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818

Complete the following Order Information Sheet. Please print clearly:

Reference the price sheet for amount due. Please add $16.50 mailing charge and $4.50 for any photo requested to the total amount for any Papal Blessing requested. Make check payable to: Diocese of Sacramento

Send the following items to the Diocese of Sacramento, 2110 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818 attention to: Laura Rios

  • Papal Blessing Information Sheet
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Check for total amount

Please note that it will take approximately 8 weeks to receive the Papal Blessing. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Laura Rios.

Papal Audience

Please follow the link for information on a visit to the Vatican. The link also includes on-line requests for Papal Audiences: https://www.pnac.org/visitorsoffice/audiences/