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

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.

“I compiti della filosofia cattolica” secondo Balthasar

I compiti Filosofia cattolica nel tempo - Balthasar

Lunedì 24 marzo – ore 17


invita alla presentazione del saggio di Hans Urs von Balthasar

I compiti della filosofia cattolica nel tempo

a cura delle edizioni LAS – Roma.

Per presentare questa nuova traduzione in italiano, interverranno:

don Rossano Sala
don Mauro Mantovani
Docente alla Facoltà di Teologia
Professore ordinario di Filosofia
c/o l’Università Pontificia Salesiana

La presentazione avrà luogo nella sede romana della Casa Balthasar, Via Nomentana 234

Book Presentation: The Eschatology in Balthasar

2014-03-08-Invito-Escatologia-MinutellaLa Casa Balthasar vi invita alla presentazione del libro L’Escatologia cristologico-trinitaria di Hans Urs Von Balthasar a cura di Don Alessandro Maria Minutella, che si terrà:

Sabato, 8 Marzo 2014, alle ore 11.00
presso Casa Balthasar

Interverranno anche P. Jacques SERVAIS s.j., autore della prefazione, e P. Gianni COLZANI, docente presso la Pontificia Università Urbaniana.

Come arrivare alla Casa Balthasar?

Christmas 2013: “God went out of His way for me”

gherardo delle notti adorazione del bambinoAn anthology of readings from Charles Péguy
Rome, Church of the Gesù, 27th to 31st December 2013

Five days of meditation and reflection on the anxious heart of a God that nurtures hope in the return of His lost child.

Never has a Christian poet penetrated so deeply the mysteries of God’s tender heart, a heart that – more intimate to the human heart than the human heart is to itself – is the most pure agape.
H. U. von Balthasar

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Seminar on “Theo-Logic I” of Balthasar

theologik I wahrheit der welt balthasarGuided reading of the first chapter (“Truth as nature”) of this third volume of Balthasar’s trilogy, Theo-Logic I: Truth of the World

Seminar led by Adrian Walker

From October 14th to 30th; 13 sessions during the week, from 8:30 am to 12:20 am Read more