Office of Papal Charities Vatican City
You can now request a special Papal Blessing on parchment either by letter or fax. The Apostolic Blessing is granted for the following occasions:
- Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation
- Priestly Ordination
- Religious Profession
- Secular Consecration
- Ordinations of Permanent Deacons
- Marriage Anniversaries (10, 25, 40, 50, 60 years)*, Priestly Ordination, Religious Profession
- Birthdays (18, 50, 60, 0, 80, 90 100)*
- Catholic individuals* or families*
The asterisk (*) indicates the need for the nihil obstat or approval of ecclesiastical authority.
Please click on the link below for the instructions and to download the application.