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.


Hundreds Honor El Salvador’s Jesuit Martyrs

El Salvador Jesuits

The USF community joined St. Ignatius Church parishioners and San Francisco residents on Nov. 16 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the killing of five Jesuit priests in El Salvador. The priests were murdered in a violent raid at their residence in 1989, for standing in solidarity with the Salvadoran people and opposing the country’s military dictatorship.

University Ministry Staff Members Implement Open Door Hours

Stop on by to discuss topics ranging from everyday stress to post graduate plans.

New Lo Schiavo Chair Meets Students at the Intersection of Politics and Faith

Lo Schiavo Turner

Frank Turner, S.J., a leading international advocate on issues of poverty, social deprivation, climate change, and foreign policy, has been named USF’s new Anna and Joseph Lo Schiavo Chair in Catholic Social Thought.

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.


Interfaith Retreat

11/22/2014, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Off-Campus Event - St. Agnes Spiritual Life Center

USF Student Mass

11/23/2014, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Ignatius Church Main Church

Meditation Group for Faculty & Staff

11/25/2014, 11:50 AM - 12:20 PM

Phelan Hall LL07 - Interfaith Meditation Room

Meditation Group for Students

11/26/2014, 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Phelan Hall LL07 - Interfaith Meditation Room

USF Student Mass

11/30/2014, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Ignatius Church Main Church

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Colombia Arrupe Immersion: Seeing Things Differently

Reflection from Resident Minister Peggy Tio

Patient Trust

Fall in Love