University of Southern California

Office of Religious Life

Fostering a vibrant university community of spiritual reflection and free inquiry

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Just to be is a blessing. Just to live is holy.quotation marks

— Abraham Joshua Heschel

Upcoming Events

  • What Matters to Me & Why with Ange-Marie Hancock

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

    Ange-Marie Hancock is Associate Professor of Political Science and Gender Studies at the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. She also serves as Faculty Master at North Residential College. Join us for our monthly talk/discussion series and a light lunch.

  • Concussion - A film screening

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    12/07/2015: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

    Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma.

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Holy Days Calendar

  • Advent - Christian

    11/29/2015: all day

    Christian time of preparation for observing the birth of Jesus Christ. Advent begins on the Sunday nearest November 30 and is the beginning of the Christian worship year. Advent is observed with the lighting of advent candles, display of wreaths, and special ceremonies. Advent also anticipates the coming again to earth of Jesus Christ. The season continues through December 24.

  • Saint Andrew's Day - Christian

    11/30/2015: all day

  • Saint Nicholas Day - Christian

    12/06/2015: all day

    Christian celebration of the birth of Saint Nicholas, patron saint of children and role model for gift giving. Many churches are named for this saint who is also the Dutch version of Santa Claus.

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USC Office of Religious Life

University Park Campus
University Religious Center, Rm 106
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Health Sciences Campus
McKibben Hall, Rm 160
Los Angeles, CA 90033