University of Southern California

Office of Religious Life

Fostering a vibrant university community of spiritual reflection and free inquiry

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There can never be peace between nations until there is first known the true peace which is within the souls of men.quotation marks

— Black Elk

Upcoming Events

  • Compline at the Cathedral

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    10/05/2014: 9:00PM - 10:00PM

    A community prayer for students and young adults. 30 minutes of candlelight, prayer, stillness and song followed by food and fellowship.

  • World Religions 101 for Evangelical Christians

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    09/24/2014, 10/08/2014, 10/22/2014, 11/05/2014, 11/19/2014, 12/03/2014: 5:00PM - 6:00PM

    This series of events, free and open to the whole USC community, invites evangelical Christians, in particular, to learn about the religions of the world from the inside out, by hearing from thoughtful, committed practitioners of these faiths.

  • National Coming Out Day

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    10/11/2014: 3:00PM - 6:00PM

    A Queer Faith Forum Event

  • SOULJOURN - Pentecostal Christianity

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    10/12/2014: 11:00AM - 12:30PM

    Souljourns are a way for all USC students to discover and explore the remarkable spiritual treasures of Los Angeles, which has been documented as the city with the most religious diversity on Earth. Join us this Sunday as we visit the LA Dream Center/Angelus Temple (Echo Park).

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Holy Days Calendar

  • Navaratri - Hindu

    09/29/2014 - 10/03/2014: all day

    Hindu fesitval of the divine mother honoring Durga, wife of Shiva, and seeking her blessings. Also observed as a celebration recalling the days of Lord Krishna.

  • Waqf al Arafa (Hajj Day) - Islam

    10/03/2014: all day

    Islamic observance day during Hajj when pilgrims pray for forgiveness and mercy. Hajj is Islamic pilgrimage rites at Mecca on 7-12th days of the month of Dhu al-Hajj.

  • Saint Francis Day - Catholic Christian

    10/04/2014: all day

    Christian recognition of service to people and appreciation of the natural world, as practiced by St. Francis and the Franciscan Monastic Order which he founded.

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

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McKibben Hall, Rm 160
Los Angeles, CA 90033