Interfaith Meditation Room NOW open! (Lower Phelan Hall)
Interfaith Meditation Room NOW open! (Lower Phelan Hall)
Spring break 2014 Puebla
Students at the 2013 Spring Break Immersion Trip: Puebla
Spring break 2014
Students at 2014 Spring Immersion Trip: Dominican Republic 
Spring Immersion 2014, Peru
Students at 2014 Spring Break Immersion Trip: Peru
pedro arrupe
Pedro Arrupe Statue
L'Arche Community members from Tacoma, Washington
Children of Casa Bayanihan
Children of Casa Bayanihan
central valley
Central Valley Immersion 2013
central valley
Central Valley Immersion 2013
central valley
Central Valley Immersion 2013
Students at Kairos Retreat 2012


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.


A Student Reflection on the Puebla, Mexico Trip: A Voice for a Better Future: By Germaine Kabutaulaka

The sun’s rays pierce through the morning mist and ashy clouds of the volcano, Popocatépetl. Like glowing arms, they span across the majestic peak and beckon towards the weary, yet excited faces that slowly emerge from doors of the retreat houses. These are the faces of USF students who have travelled from their sheltered lives in the heart of San Francisco to the city of angels of Puebla in Mexico.

A Student Reflection on the Peru Spring Break Immersion Trip: written by Amarilis Medrano

Over Spring Break, University Ministry sent USF students to El Salvador, Mexico, Peru, Columbia, the Dominican Republic, and Appalachia to learn and be in solidarity with people living on the margins in terms of social, economic, political, and environmental status as part of the Spring Break Arrupe Immersions. Amarilis Medrano, an Ignatian Companion, wrote a reflection of her experience on the Peru spring break immersion trip this past March

Video: An Interview with Casa Bayanihan's Co-Director

Heidi Kallen

Heidi Kallen describes the Casa Bayanihan program and shares one of her favorite memories.

Appalachia immersion interviewed by West Virginia broadcasting

"Ten students from the University of San Francisco are in West Virginia this week, spending their spring break getting a first-hand look at the coal and gas industries."


Santa Rosa Branch Campus Reflection

4/21/2014, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Santa Rosa Campus 112 - Classroom

April Fair Trade Coffee Breaks

4/22/2014, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Phelan Hall LL01 - University Ministry Romero Room

Pleasanton Branch Campus Reflection

4/23/2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pleasanton Campus 114 - Classroom

Relaxation & Meditation Moments Drop In Group

4/24/2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Phelan Hall LL01 - University Ministry Romero Room

Ignatian Half Day Retreat

4/25/2014, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Fromm Hall 109 - Accolti Room

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Reflection of the Day

A Prayer inspired by the Our Father

Archbishop Oscar Romero Prayer