Welcome all guests as Christ

We are Caravita

Sunday Mass at 11:00 in English

"Let all guests who arrive be received like Christ, for He is going to say, 'I came as a guest, and you received Me' (Matt. 25:35). And to all let due honor be shown, especially to the domestics of the faith and to pilgrims... In the salutation of all guests, whether arriving or departing, let all humility be shown." (Rule of Saint Benedict, §53)

We welcome pilgrims from all faiths and all walks of life


The Caravita Community is an international, English-speaking assembly of Catholic Christians who come together to celebrate the Eucharist every Sunday at the Oratory of San Francesco Saverio “del Caravita”. Our 17th century church lies in the heart of historical Rome.

Members of our congregation include religious, diplomats, UN employees, pilgrims, and students at pontifical universities. Along with members of the congregation, we welcome those who have been away from the Church and those who are curious about what the Catholic faith has to offer.

In October 2017 Caravita welcomed the new representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Holy See, Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi and his wife Matilda.  We thank his predecessor, Archbishop David Moxon KNZM for his presence and friendship during his time in Rome.  This was expressed in an article written by Fr. Keith Pecklers for the Anglican Centre.   Archbishop Moxon wrote a testimony in late 2016 regarding Caravita on the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Anglican Centre. To read that testimony please click here.

Details of Holy Week Services at Caravita can be found here.

Most Rev Sir David Moxon and Rev Keith F Pecklers S.J. Director Caravita

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We value friendship and are committed to ecumenism and inter-religious dialogue, to social justice and peace building.

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