The Holy Father holds a General Audience most Wednesday mornings in Vatican City at 10:00 a.m. The audience is held in either St. Peter's Square or the Paul VI audience hall. There is no charge for the event but tickets are required to attend the Papal audience.
The audience is a chance to pray with the Holy Father and receive his blessing, which is imparted to all present and to their families and friends.
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INFORMATION FROM THE BISHOP’S OFFICE FOR U.S. VISITORS TO THE VATICAN
Thousands of people come to Rome each year, hoping to see Pope Francis and participate in his liturgical celebrations. It is our desire to help you or your group of pilgrims enjoy a spiritually enriching visit to Rome, and we believe your participation in the Holy Father’s celebrations will make your pilgrimage more spiritually meaningful.
Please visit the Pontifical North American College website for answers to common questions or to find out more information about various events and opportunities in the Holy City.
Pilgrims are welcome to attend Mass in English at the Church of Santo Spirito in Sassia, 10:00 a.m. every Sunday. The Church of Santo Spirito in Sassia is only three blocks from St. Peter’s Square on Borgo Santo Spirito, 3.