University of Southern California

Office of Religious Life

Fostering a vibrant university community of spiritual reflection and free inquiry

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Do you have the patience to wait until your mud settles and the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving until the right action arises by itself?quotation marks

— Lao Tzu

Upcoming Events

  • IVTCF Service Project at Leighton Arts and Tutoring Center

    08/29/2014: 3:30PM - 6:00PM

    Meet Friday, August 29th at 3:30 PM in front of the Parkside Dining Hall to walk together to the Center to prepare for the start of the tutoring program.

  • What Matters to Me & Why with Jeremy Kagan

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    09/03/2014: 12:00PM - 12:50PM

    The popular What Matters to Me & Why speaker series kicks off the fall semester with Professor Jeremy Kagan from Cinematic Arts.

  • American Muslims in Public Service

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    09/05/2014: 8:00AM - 7:30PM

    A full-day conference featuring Muslims in various aspects and levels of government discussing their experiences, challenges, advice and vision for the future. Keynote address to be delivered by Congressman Keith Ellison (D-Minn.).

  • Installation Ceremony for USC's 9/11 Memorial

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    09/11/2014: 6:00PM - 7:00PM

    Please join us for the installation ceremony of USC's 9/11 Memorial, which was made possible through the generosity and support of the September 11th Families' Association and the Fire Department of New York. This ceremony is free and open to the public.

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Holy Days Calendar

  • Ganesh Chaturthi - Hindu

    08/29/2014: all day

    A Hindu festival honoring the god of prosperity, prudence and success. Images of Ganesha are worshipped.

  • Paryushana Parva - Jain

    08/30/2014: all day

    8 day festival signifying human emergence into a new world of spiritual and moral refinement. Marked by recitations from Jain sacred writing and family exchange of cards, letters. Celebration of the natural qualities of the soul. The 8th day (Samvatsari) is most important and is focused on forgiveness.

  • Nativity of Mary - Christian

    09/06/2014: all day

    Christian celebration of the birth of the Virgin Mary.

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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