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The Interprovincial Jesuit Houses in Rome

(The DIR - "Domus Interprovinciales Romanae")


Communities and Apostolic Works in Rome

Besides the houses of the Italian Jesuits in Rome, there are some large institutions and communities at the service of the universal Church. They depend directly on the Superior General of the Society of Jesus and are governed in his name by a Delegate who is a Major Superior. Currently Father General’s Delegate for these apostolates is Father Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves.

Delegato DIR
Borgo S. Spirito 4, 00193 Roma, Italia
Tel: +39-06-698-681
Fax: +39-06-69868-214
Email: dir@sjcuria.org
Fr. Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves
Fr. Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves
(Province of Spain)
Delegate of Fr. General for Interprovincial Houses and Works in Rome.
Fr. Milan Zust
Fr. Milan Žust
(Slovenia Province)
Assistant of Delegate for
Interprovincial Houses
and Works in Rome
The central offices of the worldwide Society of Jesus are located in the General Curia ('Curia Generalizia').

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Curia Generalizia
Borgo S. Spirito, 4
00193 Roma (Italia)
Tel: +39-06-698-681
Fax: +39-06-698-68214
Email: curgen@sjcuria.org
Web: www.sjweb.info/

The following are the Houses and Institutions that together form what are commonly known as the Inter-Provincial Roman Houses. `Domus Interprovinciales Romanae’ (DIR) in Latin. The 35th General Congregation (2008) declared that the interprovincial institutions in Rome are global apostolic preferences of the Society of Jesus requiring special or privileged attention as a special mission received directly from the Holy Father.

Pontifical Gregorian University
A university born from the 'Collegio Romano' started by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1551. It offers baccalaureate, licentiate and doctoral degrees in ecclesiastical, religious and human sciences: Theology, Canon Law, Church History, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Sciences, etc.
Pontificia Università Gregoriana
Piazza della Pilotta, 4
00187 Roma (Italia)
Tel: +39-06-670-11
Fax: +39-06-670-154-13
Web: http://www.unigre.it
Pontificial Biblical Institute
A university institute for higher studies in Sacred Scriptures and related disciplines, founded by Pope Pius X in 1909, with a Research and Studies Centre in Jerusalem.
Pontificio Istituto Biblico
Via della Pilotta, 25
00187 Roma (Italia)
Tel: +39-06-695-261
Fax: +39-06-695-266-151
Web: www.biblico.it
Pontifical Biblical Institute in Jerusalem
A residence, library and museum for those doing biblical studies and research in the Holy Land.
Pontifical Biblical Institute
3 Paul-Emile Botta St.
P.O. Box 497
91004 Jerusalem (Israel)
Tel: +972-2-6252-843
Fax: +972-2-6241-203
E-mail: admipib@gmail.com
Web: www.biblico.it/jerusalem
Pontificial Oriental Institute
A university institute for higher studies in theology, liturgy, history, spirituality and canon law of the Oriental Catholic and Orthodox Churches, founded by Pope Benedict XV in 1917.
Pontificio Istituto Orientale
Piazza. S. Maria Maggiore, 7
00185 Roma (Italia)
Tel: +39-06-447-4170
Fax: +39-06-446-5576
Web: www.unipio.org
Pontificio Collegio Russicum
The Russicum is a Pontifical College of Rome, where priests and seminarians live, and are formed, from the various Eastern churches, both Catholic and Orthodox.
Pontificio Collegio Russicum
Via Carlo Cattaneo, 2/A
00185 Roma (Italia)
Tel: +39-06-44-869-81
Fax: +39-06-448-698-32
Email: collegio@russicum.it
Collegio S. Roberto Bellarmino
A residence for Jesuit priests and brothers studying for advanced academic degrees.
Collegio S. Roberto Bellarmino
Via del Seminario, 120
00186 Roma (Italia)
Tel: +39-06-695-271
Fax: +39-06-695-276-562
Collegio Internationale del Gesù
A formation house of studies for young Jesuits preparing for the priesthood.
Collegio Internazionale del Gesù
Piazza del Gesù, 45
00186 Roma (Italia)
Tel: +39-06-692-058-00
Tel: +39-06-692-058-78
Fax: +39-06-678-0780
St. Peter Canisius Residence
A residence for Jesuits working in the Vatican, for Jesuit visitors to Rome, and for retired and infirm Jesuits.
Residenza S. Pietro Canisio
Via dei Penitenzieri, 20
00193 Roma, Italia
Tel: +39-06-698-68-700
Fax: +39-06-698-68-670
E-mail: canisioroma@gmail.com
DIR Infirmary
A full-care infirmary for Jesuits who have spent most of their apostolic lives working in the Roman Interprovincial Houses, or in Italy.
Infermeria DIR
Via dei Penitenzieri, 20
00193 Roma, Italia
Tel: +39-06-698-68-626
E-mail: dir-infermeria@sjcuria.org
Vatican Observatory (Specola Vaticana)
A center of astronomical observation and research, with two sites, one at Castelgandolfo (Italy) and the other at Tucson, Arizona (USA). The Castelgandolfo center is located in the papal gardens, and the historical telescopes are on top of the papal palace.

The Vatican Observatory Research Group is hosted by Steward Observatory at the University of Arizona, and operates the Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope located at the Mount Graham International Observatory in Arizona.

Specola Vaticana
V-00120 Città del Vaticano
Tel: +39-06-698-852-66
Fax: +39-06-69884-671
Web: www.vaticanobservatory.va

Vatican Observatory
2017 E. Lee St.
Tucson, AZ 85719-4340 (USA)
Tel: +1-520-795-9866
Fax: +1-520-326-0756
Web: http://clavius/as/arizona/edu/vo
Centro Aletti
A centre of study and encounter of the Western and Eastern Christian traditions, including an atelier of art and various theological and spiritual formation courses.
Residenza SS. Trinità, Centro Aletti
Via Paolina, 25
00184 Roma (Italia)
Tel: +39-06-4299-0990
Fax: +39-06-485-876
E-mail: centro.aletti@iol.it
Web: www.centroaletti.com
La Civiltà Cattolica
Writers’ residence for an international Jesuit periodical promoting catholic culture, thought, and civilization in the modern world, with articles directly approved by the Holy See.
La Civiltà Cattolica
Via di Porta Pinciana,1
00187 Roma (Italia)
Tel: +39-06-697-9201
Fax: +39-06-697-920-22
E-mail: civcatt@laciviltacattolica.it
Web: www.laciviltacattolica.it

‘Collegios’ entrusted to the Society

These are residences for diocesan priests and seminarians from various parts of the world who are engaged in studies in Rome. St. Ignatius Loyola began the first, the `Germanicum,’ in 1552.


Pontificio Collegio Germanico e Ungarico
Via S. Nicola da
Tolentino, 13
00187 Roma (Italia)
Tel: +39-06-42-11-99
Fax: +39-06-42-119-125
Web: http://www.cgu.it

Pontificio Collegio Pio Latino Americano
Via Aurelia Antica, 408
00165 Roma (Italia)
Tel: +39-06-66-69-31
Fax: +39-06-66-693-777