• Paolo Sottopietra
  • Emmanuele Silanos
  • Andrea D’Auria
  • Stefano Tenti
  • Francesco Babbi
  • Giovanni Fasani
  • Giacomo Landoni

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; 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; Giovanni Fasani, secretary general. Also in via Boccea are Fr. Francesco Babbi and Fr. Filippo Pellini.

  • Gerard McCarthy
  • Paolo Desandrè
  • Dino Goretti
  • Michele Lugli
  • Philip Stokman
  • 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
  • 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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  • Paolo Buscaroli
  • Massimiliano Boiardi
  • Gabriele Foti
  • Maurizio Pirola
  • 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.

  • Donato Contuzzi
  • Filippo Pellini

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.

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