Peru Immersion 2014
Arrupe Immersion Trip to Peru: 2014
Spring break 2014 Puebla
Arrupe Immersion Trip to Puebla, Mexico 2014
Spring break 2014
Arrupe Immersion Trip to the Dominican Republic 2014 
Spring Immersion 2014, Peru
Arrupe Immersion Trip to Peru 2014
pedro arrupe
Pedro Arrupe Statue
Fr. Fitzgerald at Mass of the Holy Spirit
Fr. Fitzgerald at the Mass of the Holy Spirit: Fall 2014
L'Arche Community members from Tacoma, Washington
Children of Casa Bayanihan
Children of Casa Bayanihan
April Action 2014
Students during an event at the Special Olympics: April Action 2014
Ignatian Family Teach-In 2014
Ignatian Family Teach-In, Washington DC 2014
Apples for Apples 2014
"Apples for Apples" Interfaith Week Event 2014
Kairos Student Leaders 2014
Kairos Student Leaders 2014
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Mass of the Holy Spirit: Fall 2014
Interfaith Meditation Room NOW open! (Lower Phelan Hall)


University Ministry
Center for Ignatian Spirituality

University Ministry creates opportunities for University of San Francisco students, faculty, staff , and alumni to explore principles of Ignatian Spirituality and apply them to their studies, careers, and personal lives. In so doing, we inspire members of the USF community to experience inner freedom, realize the fullness of their humanity, and live lives of hope, passion, integrity, and purpose.


Latest Research: Wheelchairs Raise Employment, Reduce Begging in the Developing World

Wheelchair repair shop

Provide the disabled with wheelchairs and they will switch from begging on the streets to working. They will live better, more productive lives and increase their income by as much as 82 percent. Those are the conclusions Justin Grider ’14 came to after he spent two months in Ethiopia conducting graduate research that made international economists take notice.

April Action: USFers Lend a Hand for Days of Service

April Action

More than 150 USFers tapped into their giving spirit and joined the university’s April Action community service campaign this year.

Resident Minister's reflection Kairos Retreat, by Rebecca Lovano

Our RM shares her experience at the Kairos Retreat

A Student Reflection on JVC: Jesuit Volunteer, Harlem, NY 2013-14: by Teresa Carino


A powerful reflection written by a student about her JVC experience this year


Interfaith Dialogue Dinner: Confidence, You and Your Spirituality

10/2/2014, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Phelan Hall LL01 - University Ministry Romero Room

"Hearts on Fire" Graduate Student Retreat

10/4/2014, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Phelan Hall LL01 - University Ministry Romero Room

Men's Retreat

10/5/2014, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Off-Campus Event - St. Agnes Spiritual Life Center

St. Ignatius Student Mass

10/5/2014, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Ignatius Church Main Church

Meditation Group for Faculty & Staff

10/7/2014, 11:50 AM - 12:20 PM

Phelan Hall LL07 - Interfaith Meditation Room

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Colombia Arrupe Immersion: Seeing Things Differently

Reflection from Resident Minister Peggy Tio

Patient Trust

Fall in Love