Santiago Bovisio founded
Cafh, a path of spiritual unfolding, on March 3, 1937, in
Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Those who are alive today and
remember the early days of Cafh express a deep sense of
gratitude and love for Don Santiago, who gave them so much:
the love and simplicity of his presence, his deep spiritual
teachings, the Mysticism of the Heart, and a method of life
which enables one to unfold ever greater love, presence and
participation with all humankind.
Don Santiago was born
in Bergamo, Italy, on September 29, 1903. His formal schooling
was in the small town of Vigevano as well as in a monastery of
the Passionists in Turin. As a student in Venice, Don Santiago
participated in an esoteric order, whose members, he later
said, all disappeared in the devastation of World War
The early studies gave him a deep understanding of
the Judeo-Christian tradition of asceticism-mysticism.