City: Roma

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An overflowing love

On April 8th, in Rome, Sr. Jennifer professed her final vows. Every began in Minnesota with a desire for “something more".

  • suor Jennifer Andersen
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The small flames that light our life

From an encounter with a priest, the return to the faith and the beginning of a new path: the story of Sr. Raffaella, who, on April 8th, professed her final vows with the Missionary Sisters of St. Charles.

  • suor Raffaella D’Agostino
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Against the tragedy of habit

True newness is to glimpse the Mystery in all things. A meditation on contemplation and on how to look at reality.

  • Donato Contuzzi
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God is not what you expect

Doing charitable work among nuns, wheelchairs and a “strange” fullness. A story from Tor Bella Monica.

  • Paolo Desandrè
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Where Christ is Living

Why do you seek the living among the dead? It is the question that the angel asks the women on the morning of Easter. The same question is addressed to us, today.

  • Emmanuele Silanos
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Lectors and Acolytes

On Saturday, December 16, in the chapel of the House of Formation, the seminarian Simone Moretti received the ministry of Lector. The following week, on Saturday, December 23, the seminarians Tommaso Benzoni, Andrea La Piana and Simone Moretti received the ministry of Acolyte. Both ministries are important steps approaching the diaconate and priesthood.

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The courage to ask

Living Advent entails rediscovering one’s own question, but also and above all, walking towards Him who can respond.

  • Emmanuele Silanos
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Friendship is always a miracle

Friendship is the recognition of a grace of which we are the object. A meditation on the method and the fruit of mission.

  • Emmanuele Silanos
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The right mother

A short hike with a group of families becomes an opportunity to reflect on the communal dimension of education

  • Stefano Tenti
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Anniversary of the foundation

On Saturday, September 16, we celebrated the 38th anniversary of the foundation of the St. Charles Fraternity, and the 18th anniversary of the Missionary Sisters of St. Charles. The party took place at our parish, Santa Maria del Rosario, in the Magliana neighborhood on the outskirts of Rome. The event began with witnesses from Santiago, […]

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We do not become saints alone

A weekend in Rome in the company of a group of young families becomes the occasion to be accompanied on the road towards sanctity

  • Donato Contuzzi
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I too have won!

From the lakes of Minnesota, living an experience of communion in the family, to the call to the priesthood: the vocation of Philip Stokman, ordained in June.

  • Philip Stokman
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First Mass 2023

On Sunday, June 25th, 2023, the newly-ordained priests of the St. Charles Fraternity celebrated their first Holy Mass at the Basilica of Santa Maria in Domnica in Rome, in the presence of H.E. Massimo Camisasca. (photo T. Prinetti – M. Milillo)

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Ordinations 2023

On Saturday, June 24th, seven members of the St. Charles Fraternity, Daniele Bonanni, Luca De Chiara, Giorgio Ghigo, Giacomo Landoni, Andrew Lee, Andreas Scholz, and Philip Stokman received priestly ordination through the imposition of hands of Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, Archbishop of VIenna. During the same Mass,  Giovanni Barrani, Ignazio Beghi, João Brito, Matteo Pagani, and Martino Zavarise were […]

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The Lord is Knocking

Last May, we participated in a “neighborhood mission.” It was an initiative started in a parish in the outskirts of Rome where Fr. Fillipo Pellini has been serving for almost a year. For the occasion of the consecration of the new church, they decided to extend personal invitations to the residents of the neighborhood. Together […]

  • Giovanni Barrani
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The Discovery of another

The foundation of marriage and the family is found in the service of the work of Christ, in the communion of the Church.

  • Emmanuele Silanos
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The Paths of Justice

A meditation on almsgiving, prayer, and fasting, ways to prepare for Easter

  • Massimo Camisasca
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Leave Behind the Clutter

Lent, forty days of preparation for Holy Week: a journey to enter into the gaze of Christ

  • Donato Contuzzi
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When Man Poses Resistance

God’s action in history is mysterious and sometimes passes through the limits and sins of His people: a meditation by Paolo Sottopietra

  • Paolo Sottopietra
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