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Definitive Incorporations

On Wednesday, May 1, during the Holy Mass celebrated by Fr. Paolo Sottopietra in the chapel of the House of Formation, Tommaso Benzoni, Simone Moretti and Andrea La Piana were definitively incorporated into the Fraternity of St. Charles. The three seminarians will be ordained to the diaconate on June 22 in the Basilica of St. […]

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Retreat at San Giovanni Rotondo

From Wednesday, February 28th to Sunday, March 3rd, the House of Formation of the Fraternity of St. Charles took a retreat together at San Giovanni Rotondo. The seminarians and their formators were able to pray in the places where St. Pio of Pietrelcina lived, thus having the occasion to become closer to one of the […]

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Where God wants me to be

The heart of man is made to be interested in the whole world: an intuition between Cassino and New York

  • Donato Contuzzi
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Temporary incorporations

On Saturday, October 21st, in the chapel of the House of Formation in Rome, five seminarians took part in the Rite of Temporary Incorporation in the Fraternity of St. Charles. The new temporary members are: Garrett Behr, Andrea Civita, Gianpaolo Gontero, Paolo Maurina, and Tiago Lucio.

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The Passion Evenings

In the House of Formation, a series of evening encounters aimed at sharing the passions of each person and opening a window on the world. The account of a seminarian

  • Matthew Conte
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Pilgrimage to Cotignac

The house of formation started the new year of seminary with a retreat in Cotignac, France. The central moment of the trip was the pilgrimage to the sanctuaries of Notre-Dame de Grâce and Saint-Joseph du Besillon in Contignac. Priests and seminarians also went to visit places where, according to an ancient local tradition, Mary Magdalene […]

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Candidacy for Admission to Holy Orders

On Saturday, May 20, during the celebration of Holy Mass in the chapel of the House of Formation, Ezio Longoni, Alessandro Milanesi, Simone Moretti, and Carlo Quattri were admitted as candidates for Holy Orders, the first step towards the priesthood. After the mass, there was a party to celebrate the newly-admitted candidates.

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Definitive Incorporations

On Monday, May 1, during the celebration of the Holy Mass by Fr. Paolo Sottopietra in the chapel of the House of Formation, Giovanni Barrani, Ignazio Beghi, João Brito, Matteo Pagani, and Martino Zavarise were incorporated definitively into the St. Charles Fraternity.

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