Having a trouble of thinking of a new gift idea? How about a parchment papal blessing straight from the Vatican?
The Apostolic Blessing is granted for the following occasions:
1. Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation 2. Marriage 3. Priestly Ordination 4. Religious Profession 5. Secular Consecration 6. Ordinations of Permanent Deacons 7. Marriage Anniversaries (10, 25, 40, 50 , 60 years)*, Priestly Ordination, Religious Profession 8. Birthdays (18, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100)* 9. Catholic individuals* or families* (with name and surname of the spouses united in a religious marriage).
The asterisk (*) indicates the need for the nihil obstat or approval of ecclesiastical authority.
Click on the link for complete details and the form that must be completed and submitted either by fax or by mail, email is not accepted.