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Office of Religious Life

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— St. Francis of Assisi

Upcoming Events

  • What Matters to Me & Why with Dean Erin Quinn

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    01/21/2015: 12:00PM - 12:50PM

    Kicking off the spring semester 2015, What Matters to Me & Why welcomes Erin Quinn, Dean for Science and Health at the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences.

  • Roger Steffens' Life of Marley

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    01/29/2015: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

    Join us for a live multimedia presentation honoring the life of Bob Marley and marking his 70th birthday.

  • What Matters to Me & Why with John Brooks Slaughter

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    02/04/2015: 12:00PM - 12:50PM

    John Brooks Slaughter joined the Rossier School of Education in January 2010 as Professor of Education with a joint appointment at the Viterbi School of Engineering. Find out what is important to this distinguished professor and join us for lunch.

  • What Matters to Me & Why with Catherine Quinlan

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    03/04/2015: 12:00PM - 12:50PM

    Join us for this WMMW program featuring Catherine Quinlan, Dean of the Libraries at USC, where she is also a senior administrator for the Sidney Harmon Academy of Polymathic Study. A light lunch is served.

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Holy Days Calendar

  • Posadas Navidenas - Christian

    12/16/2014 - 12/25/2014: all day

    Hispanic Christian feast of The Lodgings commemorating the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem in preparation for the birth of Jesus.

  • Hanukkah - Jewish

    12/17/2014 - 12/24/2014: all day

    Jewish Festival of Lights. It commemorates the Maccabean recapture and rededication of the Jerusalem Temple in 165-164 b.c. Special readings and praise songs focus on liberty and freedom. The eight candle Menorah is lighted.

  • Christmas Eve - Christian

    12/24/2014: all day

    Christian celebration of the arrival of Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus. It is observed with worship, candle lighting, manger scenes and festive meals.

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USC Office of Religious Life

University Park Campus
University Religious Center, Rm 106
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(213)740-6110
orl@usc.edu

Health Sciences Campus
McKibben Hall, Rm 160
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(213)740-6110
orl@usc.edu