University of Southern California

Office of Religious Life

Fostering a vibrant university community of spiritual reflection and free inquiry

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— Aesop

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

  • 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.

  • Hanukkah - Judaism

    12/07/2015 - 12/14/2015: all day

    Jewish festival of lights. It commemorates the Maccabean recapture and rededication of the Jerusalem Temple in 165-164 b.c.e. Special readings and praise songs focus on liberty and freedom. The eight candle Menorah is lighted. Begins at sundown on the 6th.

  • Immaculate - Catholic Christian

    12/08/2015: all day

    Catholic Christian day of celebrating the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was peserved from original sin all of her life. A day of obligation and required church attendance.

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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