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Casa de Dom Inácio

The Casa de Dom Inacio is a tranquil healing centre designed to achieve the work of the entities as effectively as possible. It was at the instruction of St. Ignatius de Loyola and other entities to commence this work in Abadiania. From the other side Dom Inacio has been a most incredible spiritual healer and this centre is indeed a testament to spirits organization from the other dimensions on a very grand scale. João was instructed by the entities to build it in this small village as it is above a large crystal formation. It is painted blue and white and set in garden with beautiful flowering bushes, trees, lawn and a large deck overlooking the hills.

João works Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. There are around 300 people a day, no one is turned away and he stays until the last person of the day has been seen. There are two sessions a day. It begins with a service in the main hall consisting of prayers and instruction, followed by the call for people who have been assigned surgery for that day.

Sometimes, João (in entity) arrives in the hall and performs visible and invisible surgeries. Or otherwise, after he has operated on the people in the surgery room queues are formed and people move through the current rooms of the centre to see him. The current rooms are so named after the Portuguese word 'corrente' meaning chain. The many people and mediums meditating in these rooms form an energy chain that helps João hold the frequency of the incorporated entity.

João scans the person as they approach and decides what is the best treatment, whether it be surgery, (invisible, visible only by request), crystal beds, a visit to the holy waterfall, herbs , or all of the above. Although entities are working everywhere and the treatment has begun as soon as we arrive in Brazil or before.

Visible surgeries make up a very small proportion of the work there, however they are quite astonishing in as much as people experience very little pain and there is hardly any blood. The three main visible surgeries he does is scraping the eye with a knife, surgical scissors deep into the nose, and incisions with a scalpel followed by one or two stitches. These are usually spiritually orientated and often not apparently related to the site where the problem is. All of these operations, including the Invisible can treat nine areas of the body simultaneously.

"For Those Who Believe,
No Words Are Necessary
For Those Who Do Not Believe,
No Words Are Possible."

Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Saint Ignatius of Loyola, also known as Ignacio (Íñigo) López de Loyola (December 24, 1491 – July 31, 1556), was the principal founder  of the Jesuits. He is famous as the compiler of the Spiritual Exercises, and he is remembered as a gifted spiritual director. Íñigo was born at the castle of Loyola, near Azpeitia, 16 miles southwest of San Sebastián in the Basque province of Guipúzcoa, Spain. The youngest of 13 children, Ignatius was only seven years old when his mother died. In 1517, Íñigo took service in the army. Severely wounded in the legs by a cannonball at the Battle of Pamplona (May 20, 1521), he spent months as an invalid in his father's castle. To this day, when he incorporates in John of God's body he has a severe limp.

During this period of recuperation he came to read a number of religious texts on the life of Jesus and the saints. He became fired with an ambition to lead a life of self-denying labor and to emulate the heroic deeds of Francis of Assisi and other great monastic leaders. On recovering he visited the Benedictine monastery of Montserrat (March 25, 1522), where he hung his military accouterments before an image of the Virgin. He then went and spent several months in a cave near the town of Manresa, Catalonia where he practiced the most rigorous asceticism. He is said to have had visions. The Virgin became the object of his chivalrous devotion.

During this time he drafted his Ejercicios espirituales (Spiritual Exercises), which describes a series of meditations to be undertaken by various people who came to him for spiritual direction, including in due time the early Jesuits. Ignatius was arrested twice after being accused of teaching the ways of God without the proper education. Both of these arrests happened during the Spanish Inquisition. In 1528 he entered the University of Paris where he remained over seven years, extending his literary and theological education and disturbing the students by attempting to interest them in the Spiritual Exercises.

By 1534 he had six key companions - Peter Faber (French), Francis Xavier (from Navarra, Spain), Alfonso Salmeron, Jacob Laines, and Nicholas Bobedilla (Spaniard), and Simon Rodrigues (a Portuguese). On August 15, 1534, he and the other six in St. Mary's Church, Montmartre founded the Society of Jesus - "to enter upon hospital and missionary work in Jerusalem, or to go without questioning wherever the pope might direct". In 1537 they travelled to Italy to seek papal approval for their order. Pope Paul III gave them a commendation, and permitted them to be ordained priests. They were ordained at Venice by the bishop of Arbe (June 24). They devoted themselves to preaching and charitable work in Italy, the renewed war between the emperor, Venice, the pope and the Ottoman Empire rendered any journey to Jerusalem inadvisable.

With Faber and Lainez, Ignatius made his way to Rome in October, 1538, to have the pope approve the constitution of the new order. A congregation of cardinals reported favorably upon the constitution presented, and Paul III confirmed the order through the bull Regimini militantis (September 27, 1540), but limited the number of its members to sixty. This limitation was removed through the bull Injunctum nobis (March 14, 1543). Ignatius was chosen as the first Superior General of his religious order, invested with the title of Father General by the Jesuits.

He sent his companions as missionaries around Europe to create schools, colleges, and seminaries. Juan de Vega, the ambassador of Charles V at Rome had met Ignatius there. Esteeming him and the Jesuits, when Vega was appointed Viceroy of Sicily he brought Jesuits with him. A Jesuit college was opened at Messina; success was marked, and its rules and methods were afterwards copied in other colleges. In 1548 Spiritual Exercises was finally printed, and he was briefly brought before the Roman Inquisition, but was released.

Ignatius wrote the Jesuit Constitutions, adopted in 1554, which created a monarchical organization. His main principle became the Jesuit motto: Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam ("for the greater glory of God"). The Jesuits were a major factor in the success of the Counter-Reformation. During 1553-1555 Ignatius dictated his life's story to his secretary, Father Gonçalves da Câmara. This autobiography is a valuable key for the understanding of his Spiritual Exercises. It was kept in the archives for about 150 years, until the Bollandists published the text in Acta Sanctorum. He died in Rome on July 31, 1556. He was beatified by Paul V on 27 July, 1609, and canonized by Gregory XV on 22 May, 1622.

St. Ignatius of Loyola

João in the 1970's at the Casa

Discarded crutches and walking sticks