The first course in the world on the ministry of the exorcism and prayer of liberation, it is organised in collaboration with the Group for Socio-religious Research and Information (GRIS) of Bologna and proposes an academic and interdisciplinary research on the ministry of exorcism and prayer of liberation. The course covers a wide range of issues: anthropological, phenomenological, social, theological, liturgical, canonical, pastoral, spiritual, medical, neuroscientific, pharmacological, symbolic, criminological, legal and juridical ones.

Exorcism Course Press Release October 2020

Due to the recent increase in cases of COVID-19 and the new regulations put in place by the Italian government, the Sacerdos Institute has, regretfully, seen the need to cancel the 15th Annual Exorcism Course scheduled for the 26-31 of October 2020 and to reschedule it for spring 2021.


Our course is based in the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, “Auditorium John Paul II”.

Via degli Aldobrandeschi, 190

000163 – Rome


Tel: (+39)



  • The course is presented in Italian.

  • Simultaneous translation is offered into English, Spanish and French  for an additional cost of € 300.00.


Registration: € 420.00 until January 31st, 2020. From February 1st until the registration deadline (October 19th 2020) the cost will be € 450.00.

The cost includes: lunch from Monday to Friday and Italian translation in case of speaches delivered in a different language.

It does not include accommodation.

Simultaneous translation into English, Spanish and French* : € 300.00

*French translation will be offered for a minimum of 10 applicants.

For cash payments, we only accept Euros. You can pay at the Bursar’s office by October 26th at 13:00. After this time limit an additional cost of € 30.00 will be charged.

Refunds can be requested only by May 11th, sending a formal letter explaining the reasons for the renunciation. After receiving the approval from the Administration Office, the Institute will inform the student about the  amount of the reimbursement approved.


Suggested Lodging*
  • Pontificio Collegio Maria Mater Ecclesiae
    Largo Girolamo Minervini, 3
    (ang. Via Pietro de Francisci)
    00165 – Rome, Italy
    Tel. (+39)
    E-mail: pcimme@legionaries.org
    Website: http://www.pcimme.org/index.php/it


  • Istituto delle Suore Francescane Angeline
    Casa di Accoglienza “Papa Giovanni XXIII”
    Via di Villa Troili, 26
    00163 – Rome, Italy
    Tel. (+39)
    Fax (+39)
    E-mail: romaccogli@angeline.it
    Website: http://www.angeline.it/angeline-e-servizio-le-attività/case-di-accoglienza/roma/


  • Suore Benedettine Missionarie di Tutzing
    Via dei Bevilacqua, 60
    00165 – Rome, Italy
    Tel. (+39) 06.66.500.61
    E-mail: info@benedettineroma.it
    Website: www.benedettineroma.it


  • Hotel Aurelia Antica
    Via degli Aldobrandeschi, 223
    00163 – Rome, Italy
    Website: http://www.romaureliantica.com/


  • Hotel The Brand Roma
    Via degli Aldobrandeschi, 295
    00163 – Rome, Italy
    Website: http://www.thebrandhotelroma.com/


*The participants have to book and pay the lodging themselves.

Course Requirements

For Priests:

  • Online application form;
  • A copy of celebret;
  • A copy of identity document.

For laity:

  • Online application form;
  • A copy of the letter of statement of intent;
  • A copy of the letter of recommendation of your parish priest signed also by the Bishop;
  • A copy of identity document;
  • A copy of Curriculum Vitae.