University Ministry

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Community Service Opportunities

Inspired by the Gospel values and the Catholic Social Tradition, USD encourages students to serve with compassion, foster peace and engage in social change. In this spirit, University Ministry offers graduate students opportunities to connect with others in solidarity including Tijuana day trips and Rachel’s Women’s Center.

  • “Breaking Ground” Tijuana Day Trips

Come serve with us as we help with a physical work project and interact with our partner community of La Morita. In the afternoon we build relationships through home visits and visiting at Casa Memorias- an HIV/AIDS hospice facility. We complete our day by traveling to the border fence and engaging in conversation and reflection regarding border issues and human dignity. Passport required. These trips fill up fast! If interested please email Mark Peters at markp@sandiego.edu (indicate your name, contact information and your grad program).

  • Saturdays (all day)
    • Fall 2013: September 27, October 18 and November 8
    • Spring 2014:February 14, April 11 and May 2
    To learn more about the “Breaking Ground” Tijuana Day Trips click here
  • Romero Immersion Programs
    University Ministry’s Romero Immersion Programs are designed to form hearts that long for justice, empower you to be always conscious of the poor, develop critical skills for social analysis, go deeper in your faith and to see the world with new eyes. Please join us for one of these transformative experiences.
    • El Salvador:January 12-23, 2015

    To learn more about the Romero Immersion Programs click here

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