Summer Reflection Series

Continue to grow in your spirituality over the summer by reading Sunday reflections by current students.

Read the reflections.

Summer Reflection Series

Pre-Orientation Retreat: August 23-25

Welcome to USD, Class of 2020! Join us on retreat to meet other students, have fun, and reflect on who you are called to be.

Register online.

Pre-Orientation Retreat: August 23-25

Candlelight Reflection

Watch Kevin Karn's '16 reflection at this year's Candlelight Mass.

Watch online

Candlelight Reflection

Lift Up App

With the new Lift Up App, you can virtually visit a Prayer Spot on campus, submit a prayer request, send and receive uplifting messages...


Lift Up App

Catholic Higher Education...Like No Other

Watch this short video about the Catholic identity of USD and what makes USD so special.


Catholic Higher Education...Like No Other

Year of Mercy

Symbolically calling on the entire global Roman Catholic church to take up his papacy's central message of compassion and pardon, Pope...

Learn more about Pope Francis.

Year of Mercy

University Ministry


People of all religious traditions and those still searching for their religious identity are invited to take part in University Ministry's liturgies, immersion trips, local service opportunities, retreats, faith-sharing communities, pastoral counseling and companionship, scripture study, and all-faith services.

Founders Chapel Mass Schedule

Daily Mass

Monday - Friday, 12:15 p.m.
Founders Chapel in Founders HallHeld year-round except for University holidays.

Sunday Mass

7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. 
Held each Sunday while classes are in session.

Mass for Peace

Wednesday, 9:00 p.m. 
Founders Chapel in Founders Hall. Held each Wednesday while classes are in session.

Upcoming Events

  • Aug23

    Pre-Orientation Retreat

    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 // 9 a.m. – Thursday, August 25, 2016 // 2 p.m.Camp Wildwood Ranch

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Contact Information

University Ministry
University Center 238
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4735