Collegio San Carlo Roma

International Ecclesiastical College Of St. Charles Borromeo

International Ecclesiastical College of Saint Charles Borromeo.

Recognized by S. Seat in 1963, consisting in church organization in 1995, depends on the Congregation for Catholic Education, with the patronage of the Catholic Bishops' Conference Lombarda.

Welcomes diocesan priest-students of the various parts of the world, sent to Rome by their Bishops, to complete their priestly formation.

Our feature

The International Ecclesiastical College of Saint Charles Borromeo is characterized by the internationality of the priests, who live a fraternal community life, focusing on the liturgical life.

Where to find us

The College is located on Via del Corso 437, 00186 Rome, in premises made available free of charge dall'Arciconfraternita SS. Ambrose and Charles. It has 45 rooms.

College San Carlo


Located in the middle of an intersection of the valleys, Lourdes was inhabited though - as you know - since prehistoric times. 

According to the legend owes its name - and its coat of arms (an eagle with a silver trout in its beak) - a fact that would have happened at the time of the reign of Charlemagne.

A buck named Mirat had conquered the city trincerandovisi inside. Charlemagne, a veteran of the Spanish campaign, shortly after the Battle of Roncesvalles, besieged with his army.
At this point enters the field the legend that he wants as huge eagle had been seen by the besieged, while flying with a trout in its beak. The bird would have done the same gift of trout besieged, who made it reach a part of the emperor, as a sign of their resistance.

Charlemagne, including the difficulty of the conquest (and even convinced by Turpin, bishop of Le Puy-en-Velay), would propose at this point to Mirat an agreement: the possession of the city to go against the acceptance of the Virgin (in the sense to renounce Islam and convert to Catholicism). Mirat - according to legend - put down their weapons at the foot of the Black Virgin of Puy being baptized with the name of Lorus, which will then be made ​​to derive the name of Lourdes



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