Two recent podcasts on Adrienne von Speyr


to enjoy to Adrian Walker’s two most recent podcasts on

von Adrienne von Speyr and her principle work: Handmaid of the Lord.


Adrian Walker – alumnus of Casa Balthasar – is an editor of the journal Communio, an International Catholic Review. He has a Ph.D. in philosophy and he has served as a translator for the English edition of Pope Benedict XVI’s, Jesus of Nazareth, as well as numerous other theological works including those of Hans Urs von Balthasar and Adrienne von Speyr.

Summer Session in the Alps

In the alpine heights, took place the summer session on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the birth of Casa Balthasar. From 27th July through 8th August, many friends and alumni gathered in Arnoga (Italy) for intensive days of studies, music, theater, and friendship during this session entitled “God and the drama of the world. Balthasar and Calderón de la Barca”.

The complete chronicle, with pictures and testimonies, of this session is available here. You may ask the password to access by writing to:


Quest’anno ricorre il 

25° anniversario della nascita di Casa Balthasar

Per l’occasione abbiamo preparato un programma

che si svolgerà in Alta Valtellina dal 26 luglio al 10 agosto 2015.

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Musical Evening with Mozart

Saturday 14th February
6:30 PM

After the Figaro’s Wedding last year, the students will perform some pieces from

The Magic Flute

by Mozart


A dinner will follow.

Confirmation of a student

Basilica of San Vitale, in Rome

On Sunday March 30th, there will be an event of great joy and thanksgiving for the students and the rector: a young Welsh woman who has been living and studying at the Casa Balthasar for some months will be confirmed. This will be the last stage of her journey from a protestant denomination into full communion with the Catholic Church. Please pray for her and you are welcome to participate in giving thanks to the Lord at the celebration which will take place at 6:30 PM at the Basilica of San Vitale, in Rome.