Casa Incontri Cristiani (House of Christian Encounters) in Capiago (Como, Italy) from the beginning was conceived as a house of spiritual formation or a house of spiritual exercises. Since 2000, with the renovation of the Chapel and the mosaics of Fr. Rupnik in tune with our Dehonian ideals, it has also become a meeting place for Ignatian Exercises.
Currently, with the limitations of the lockdown, it continues activities and pastoral actions in close connection with the dioceses of Como and Milan.
We have defined our community project as being a community that offers spiritual guidance, a reference point for those seeing to grow in their spiritual and faith life. In this place, a stone’s throw from Milan, we are uniquely able to offer vocation retreats,
In our community project we have defined ourselves as a community of spiritual guidance for those who seek a point of reference for their spiritual and faith life. This structure, a stone’s throw from Milan, with an exclusive location suitable for vocation discernment retreats, spiritual exercises, Bible studies, and catechetical courses organized by the members of our community who are committed to manage them each according to their specific skills. In the management of these formation experiences, there are also other retreat directors who share the pastoral objectives and with whom we collaborate.
We aim to be a community that is dedicated to welcoming others with an open heart, aiming at unity among us all to lead to Sint Unum.