Sacramental Records

Sacramental Records

Are you looking for your sacramental records? A recently-issued baptismal certificate is required to receive other sacraments. For those preparing for marriage, getting your sacramental records is necessary.

All sacramental records for the Diocese of Orange are kept at the parish where the sacrament was celebrated and received. The Diocese does not keep copies of the sacramental records.

Click here to search the Diocese of Orange Directory to find the parish you are looking for.

Note: Sacramental records are private and not part of the public domain. Therefore, they are not open to the general public for genealogical research.

Follow this link to download “Finding Sacramental Records Guide” in PDF.

Sacramental Records Request

For further assistance with Sacramental Records please contact:

Diocese of Orange
Office of Canonical Services
13280 Chapman Avenue
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Phone: 714-282-3080
Fax: 714-282-3087
Email: [email protected]