Welcome to Our Savior Parish & USC Caruso Catholic Center!

~ a place of service, spirit, and intellect ~

This week at the Catholic Center      (Click on the links for Facebook event page)

  • Mass, 10:30am, 7pm and 10pm
  • Lector & EM Training, 11:30am
  • Choir Orientation, 12pm
  • Men’s & Women’s Group BBQ, 5pm
  • Men’s Group, 8pm
  • Daily Mass, 5:30pm
  • Homeless Ministry, 6pm
  • Rosary, 6:30pm
  • Daily Mass, 5:30pm
  • Lector & EM Training, 6pm
  • Rosary, 6:30am
  • Daily Mass, 5:30pm
  • Community Social: The Grove, 7pm
  • Teaching ESL Class @ CARECEN, 10am
  • Daily Mass, 5:30pm
  • Mass at the Catholic Center, 45 minutes after the USC v. Boston College Football Game

Alumni BBQ tailgate To all Trojan alumni: since all you guys are going through Trojan football withdrawals, we decided to throw a tailgate just for you! The official date for our annual Alumni BBQ tailgate is September 21st, home vs Utah State. The game time is still TBD but rain or shine, WE’RE TAILGATING! In the meanwhile please check out the Facebook event page and, if you haven’t yet, register at our alumni database so we can contact you more easily: http://tinyurl.com/bulkzwr.

Small Christian Community (SCC) for Fall 2013  Here is a list of SCC groups you can plug yourself into! Members get together weekly, share their life and reflect on the Christian faith. Sign up online now at http://goo.gl/PRZZP6.

Women’s Group: Mondays at 4:30pm in the Library
Spanish SCC: Monday, 7pm in the Classroom
Undergrad SCC: Mondays 8pm, Library
Freshman SCC: Tuesdays, 7pm, Student Lounge
Graduate/Young Professional SCC: Tuesdays, 7:30pm in the Library
Undergrad SCC: Wednesdays, 8pm, Library
Undergrad SCC: Thursdays, 6pm, Library
Men’s Group: Sundays, 8pm, Classroom

More upcoming events:
September 16th Youth Rally– Matthew Kelly @ the Cathedral, 4pm
September 17th RCIA (Christian Initiation) and Confirmation sessions begin!
September 18th  Large SCC Community Gathering, 6pm; Worship and Adoration, 8pm
September 21st  Run for a Cause: 5K to Support Homeboy Industries, 7amAlumni BBQ Tailgate
September 22nd Lector & Eucharistic Minister Training, 11:30am
September 23rd  Intelligent Catholicism: Major Themes of Vatican II, 7pm

Kaio Fall Retreat The annual fall retreat is BACK! Join us for a time of “Kaio” on the first weekend of October at the American Martyrs Catholic Church in Manhattan Beach. Cost: $45 for general, $30 for new students. Registration deadline: Friday, Sept. 27th, 2013 6PM. Fill out the application form at the front desk of the Catholic Center, or print your own at home through this link: http://goo.gl/ay6U9r. Submit the application along with the payment together at the front desk. Click on the flyer on the left to zoom in or click here for Facebook event page.

For all those seeking Baptism, and/or Confirmation, the Rite of Initiation for Adults (RCIA), and Confirmation classes will begin soon at the Catholic Center.  Please click on the flyer on the right side as well as the Facebook event page. For more info contact Rosie Shawver at rosie@catholictrojan.org.

If you know a non-Catholic friend at USC who may be interested in becoming a Catholic, please consider telling him/her about our RCIA program! “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.”

USC Spectrum: A Conversation with Dr. Denis Mukwege
“Please join us for a conversation with Dr. Denis Mukwege. Dr. Mukwege will share stories of suffering and strength that awaken us to the plight of hundreds of thousands of survivors still threatened by mass atrocities and violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The event also presents a historic opportunity to hear from a Nobel Prize nominee on the same day the Nobel Prize award will be announced to the world.” October 07, 2013, 4:00 PM at the Catholic Center. Click here for RSVP, Facebook event page, and more!

 Check out our latest Social Justice Newsletter!
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September 2013 Calendar (click to enlarge)

Sunday Mass Homilies are now available on demand!

Listen to the latest homily by Fr. Lawrence Seyer in the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Sept 4th, 2013!

We will have the homily uploaded every weekend, so be sure to subscribe to our channel on SoundCloudhttps://soundcloud.com/catholic_trojan!

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