It is the task of the Prefecture of the Papal Household to coordinate the services of the Antechamber and to organize the official audiences granted by His Holiness to Heads of State, Heads of Government, Governmental Ministers and other dignitaries, as well as to Ambassadors who come to the Vatican to present their Letters of Credence.


APRIL 2015

  • Regina Coeli (no tickets required)

Monday 6
Sunday 12, 19 and 26

  • General Audiences (tickets required)

Wednesday 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29

  • Liturgical Celebrations (tickets required)

Thursday 2, Chrism Mass, at 9:30 am, in St Peter’s Basilica.
Friday, Celebration of the Lord’s Passion, at 17.00, in St Peter’s Basilica
Way of the Cross,
at 21.15, in the Coliseum. No tickets required.
Saturday 4, Easter Vigil Mass, at 20.30,, in St Peter’s Basilica
Sunday 5, Easter Sunday Mass, at 10.15 am, in St Peter’s Square
Urbi et Orbi” Blessing at 12 noon, in St Peter’s Square. No tickets required.
Sunday 12, at 9.30, Mass in the Armenian Rite, in St Peter’s Basilica,
Sunday 26, at 9.00, Priestly Ordinations, in St Peter’s Basilica

Kindly be advised that tickets for all Papal ceremonies are issued free of charge




Information on how to reserve tickets:

Write to:
  • Prefecture of the Papal Household
    00120 Vatican City State
    Fax: +39 06 6988 5863


  • Date of the General audience or Liturgical celebration
  • Number of tickets required
  • Name / Group
  • Mailing Address
  • Telephone and Fax numbers

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