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 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: