International house of spiritual discernment and formation

Inspired by the persons and writings of
Hans Urs von Balthasar, Adrienne von Speyr and Henri de Lubac
Founded in 1990 under the patronage of Cardinal Ratzinger and located in Rome

Casa Balthasar, current location in Rome

Casa Balthasar

In Rome, a place to discern a vocation and a center of studies to answer the world’s need for radical Christian commitment.

Cor Mundi

«Cor Mundi»

A network of laypersons engaged in studies or professions who want consecration to Christ in the world and from within the world.

Accademia Balthasar

Studies to lead towards the spirit of greater faith and love of the Lord which distinguishes Balthasar, Lubac and Von Speyr.

News & Events


Seminar on

Tragedy under Grace

Reinhold Schneider on the Experience of the West

 Reading of Balthasar’s Text

Friday 8:30 am – 12:20 pm

Led by Fr. Jacques Servais s.J.

Via Nomentana 236 – 00162 ROMA


Winter Session 2016


Christian Art and Proclamation of the Gospel

Reading of Balthasar’s Text

23th – 31th December

led by Andrea Brutto


John the Baptist: "Behold the Lamb of God"

Spiritual Exercises

Saint Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises are a method by which Christians can seek actively, through a conversion to the Good News, a life of personally following Christ  – and this – within the Church with the aim of choosing in Her a particular place to “remain” and “bear fuit” (John) for the world.

Spiritual Exercises personally guided

From the evening of December 22th to the morning of December 31th 2016

Casa Balthasar

P. Jacques Servais S.J.
(cell. 348 764 6022 •



Confession in Modern Literature

Calderón de la Barca, A. Manzoni, V.-M. Hugo, F. M. Dostoevskij,

K. Chesterton, G. Bernanos, T. S. Eliot, T. N. Wilder, B. Brecht, R. Schneider


8.30 a.m. – 12.00 a.m.

led by Andrea Brutto

Via Nomentana 236 – 00162 ROMA


Summer Session Arnoga 2016

Summer Session

Schneider and the Tragic Christian

Three Dramas according Balthasar’s presentation

2nd – 5th August 

led by Jacques Servais