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Did you know that you can request an electronic copy of your patriarchal blessing that you can view online or download to your computer or smart phone? You can also get copies of blessings for deceased direct-line ancestors, deceased children, or a deceased spouse.
A new, simplified landing page available in 14 languages is designed for desktop and mobile devices (both Apple iOS and Android).
All 4.3 million known patriarchal blessings have been digitized by the Church and are available for request. Patriarchal blessings are given to worthy members of the Church by ordained patriarchs. Learn more about patriarchal blessings in the Gospel Topics section of LDS.org (topics.lds.org).
New online tools are also available for leaders to create patriarchal blessing recommends and submit the official blessings to the Church.
To request a digital copy of your blessing, log on to LDS.org, click My Account and Ward in the upper right corner, and then select Patriarchal Blessing.
Learn more on the Patriarchal Blessings information page.
Jennifer BarkdullJune 22, 2017
Hi Gary - Handbook 2 states: “Each patriarchal blessing is sacred, confidential, and personal.” Further, “Church members should not compare blessings and should not share them except with close family members. Patriarchal blessings should not be read in Church meetings or other public gatherings” (20.12.2). They should not be distributed or shared through electronic means, such as in the Memories section of FamilySearch or on social media, websites, or blogs. For more information about patriarchal blessings, please view our FAQ page: https://history.lds.org/article/chl-pb?lang=eng&_r=1
GaryJune 20, 2017
Why can't we upload patriarchal blessings of our deceased to Family Search?