• Jacques du Plouy
  • Vincent Nagle
  • José Claveria
  • David Crespo

The Fraternity of St. Charles has long desired to have a house in the town where Fr. Giussani started the Movement. In October 2013, with the initiative of Cardinal Angelo Scola, the Fraternity opened a house in the parish of St. Charles at the Ca ‘Granda, Niguarda. Among the responsibilities assumed by the members of the house is the university chaplaincy in Bovisa where the Eucharist is celebrated every day for the professors and students. The Fraternity is also working with the Foundation Maddalena Grassi which provides assistance specifically intended for the terminally ill. Finally, there is the parish, a reference point for the many friends of the Fraternity who live in Milan and in Lombardy.

  • Marco Ruffini
  • Santo Merlini
  • Giuseppe Manzini
  • Paolo Paganini

The presence of the Fraternity in Bologna began in September 2006 when Cardinal Carlo Caffara asked Fr. Massimo Camisasca to open a house in his diocese. In October 2007 he entrusted to the Fraternity the parish Sant’Isaia, one of the oldest in the city. The priests follow the Movement of Communion and Liberation and are entrusted with educating young people as well as providing assistance to the sick.

  • Mario Follega
  • Aldo Belardinelli
  • Andrea Marinzi
  • Martino De Carli
  • c/o Villaggio S. Michele Arcangelo Contrada Cigliano 15 62014 Corridonia

The St. Joseph House was founded in Corridonia, in the province of Macerata, in the village of cooperative social PARS (Prevention, Assistance, Social Rehabilitation), operating since 1990 in the field of prevention and treatment of pathological addictions and youth problems. Thanks to the hospitality of the Archbishop of the diocese of Fermo, the priests work in the parish of St. Stephen, in Monte San Giusto, helping the parish priest in his pastoral duty.

  • Paolo Sottopietra
  • Emmanuele Silanos
  • Andrea D’Auria
  • Francesco Ferrari
  • Giovanni Fasani
  • Stefano Tenti
  • Andrea Sidoti
  • Francesco Babbi

Fr. Massimo Camisasca has always conceived of the governance of the Fraternity as a collegial reality where authorities and friendship are closely intertwined. For this reason, those who make up the General Council of the Fraternity of St. Charles live and work together in the long corridors of Via Boccea in Rome. Participating in the General Council of the Fraternity of St. Charles: Fr. Paolo Sottopietra, superior general; Fr. Emmanuel Silanos, vicar general and delegate for Italy, Asia and Russia; Fr. Stefano Tenti, treasurer; Fr. Andrea D’Auria, professor of Canon Law at the Pontifical Urban University and delegate for Europe; Fr. Francesco Ferrari, rector of the seminary; Andrea Sidoti, secretary general. Also in via Boccea are the vice-rector Fr. Giovanni Fasani and the prefect of studies, Fr. Michael Konrad.

  • Nicolò Ceccolini
  • Gerard McCarthy
  • Paolo Desandrè
  • Dino Goretti
  • Michele Lugli
  • Santa Maria del Rosario ai Martiri Portuensi
  • Via Chiusdino 16 00148 Roma
  • +39 06 65 53 081
  • Website

The Magliana is a neighborhood south-east of Rome and the parish of St. Mary of the Rosary was entrusted to the Fraternity in 1997. The new church, called St. Mary of the Rosary of the Martyrs of Portuense, was consecrated by Pope Benedict XVI on December 16, 2007. It stands on the spot where, in November 1998, John Paul II celebrated Mass during his visit to the parish. There is also the presence of the Missionary Sisters who help the priests with charitable and educational activities such as after-school programs, catechism classes for children, middle school and high school youth group, and summer camp.

  • Sergio Ghio
  • Matteo Stoduto
  • Lorenzo Di Pietro
  • Santa Maria in Domnica
  • Via della Navicella 10, 00184, Roma
  • +39 06 77 20 26 85
  • Website

At the parish of Santa Maria in Domenica near the Colloseum, called by the Romans “the Navicella,” is a mission dedicated especially to young people through the presence of some priests who work as teachers in secondary schools and through the “Monti Esquilino Youth Center.”

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  • Gianalessandro Bonicalzi
  • Paolo Buscaroli
  • Massimiliano Boiardi
  • Gabriele Foti
  • Sant'Eusebio
  • Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II 12/A 00185 Roma
  • +39 06 44 66 170

The ancient parish of Saint Eusebius, in the Esquilino district in Rome, is located in the northeastern corner of Vittoria Square. Among the oldest in Christendom, it was founded in the fourth century on the ruins of the house of Eusebius, a Roman priest tortured and sentenced to death by starvation in 357 by Constantius.

  • Umberto Tagliaferri
  • Maurizio Pirola
  • Giovanni Brembilla
  • Nicola Ruisi
  • Daniele Scorrano
  • Via Vittorio Veneto 8, 42121, Reggio Emilia

The presence of the Fraternity in Reggio Emilia began on Dec. 10, 2012 when some priests were called to accompany the mission of the newly elected Bishop Massimo Camisasca. Along with the priests are the Missionary Sisters who take care of the rectory.

  • Gianluca Attanasio
  • Stefano Lavelli
  • Paolo Pietroluongo
  • Pietro Paiusco
  • Stefano Don
  • Santa Giulia
  • Piazza Santa Giulia 7/BIS 10124 Torino
  • +39 011 8178863
  • Website

The Fraternity of St. Charles has been present in Turin since 2005. In September of 2014, the Fraternity opened a house in the parish of Santa Giulia, in the historic center of the city.  The church was founded by the will of the servant of God Giulia Colbert, who was the Marchioness of Barolo.  The parish was named as such in honor of the patron saint of the Marchioness, the virgin martyr St. Giulia.

  • Beniamino Bosello
  • Federico Moscon
  • Nostra Signora della Provvidenza
  • Via Pasquale Besenghi 8, Trieste

The presence of the Fraternity of St. Charles in Trieste began in 1991 when the parish of St. Pius X was entrusted to the Fraternity. The priests built an oratory where they help many young people of Communion and Liberation.

  • Francesco Ferrari
  • Giovanni Fasani

During the years of formation, seminarians of the Fraternity of St. Charles discover the beauty of ordinary life, silence, liturgy, study, and mission. They discover the beauty of a life aimed at conversion to Christ.

The path of the seminary consists of two years of the study of Philosophy and Introduction to the life of the Fraternity of St. Charles. After studying philosophy, the seminarians spend a year in one of the houses abroad to experience what it means to be in mission. After a year abroad, they continue with their formation by studying Theology for three years. At the end of the study of theology, they are ordained and sent to one of the houses.

Daily life is marked by common prayer, moments of silence, and the Mass. Education takes place through internal courses or at the Pontifical Universities in Rome. Afternoons are devoted to personal study and the different tasks that are given: secretary, singing, liturgy, work in the garden, library, etc. Each is also a charitable work: visiting the elderly, children in a hospital, the young people in the juvenile prison, the families of the outskirts of Rome, or help the priests in the education of young people.

Each seminarian is educated to the common life. For this reason, the seminary is divided into “houses” where they grow in discovering the beauty of daily life with others.

  • San Giacomo
  • Via Roma 19, 42121 - Reggio Emilia RE
  • 0522435680

A second house in Reggio Emilia opened its doors in September of 2017, next to the preexisting one, in service to the bishop.

The parishes of Saint James (which gives its name to the new house), The Immaculate Conception, San Francis of Assisi, Saint Nicholas V, and Saint Peter were entrusted to the priests who live in the rectory.

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