Members of Founders Chapel Choir gather on the altar.

Chronicle of a Canticle

, - Spring 2018

A FAMILIAR REFRAIN: FINDING FAMILY THROUGH MUSIC

Golden light filters through stained glass. The result is dust-mote-sprinkled rays of brilliance: indigo, magenta, violet. In late afternoon, Founders Chapel has a certain reverent hush about it, at least until … Read More

Fr. Norbert Rigali

R.I.P Reverend Rigali

- Spring 2018

Fr. Norbert Rigali, S.J., professor emeritus of the University of San Diego, passed away on October 4, 2017 at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California at the age of 88.  Fr. Rigali was a professor of Theology and Religious … Read More

The Immaculata at night with students holding candles.

Sharing the Light

, - Fall 2017

CHRISTMAS SPIRIT CONTINUES YEAR-ROUND AT USD

The Christmas season is a time to celebrate the great gifts of life and love that have been given to us. President Harris and Michael Lovette-Colyer, Assistant VP of University Ministry, share … Read More

To Be Truly Human

, - Fall 2017

EXPLORING THE CATHOLIC INTELLECTUAL TRADITION

For two millennia, the Catholic Church has advanced a dialogue between its own faith claims and the intellectual and philosophical traditions of every age in its pursuit of truth about nature, God and … Read More

Antique view of Rome, Italy, with the Vatican and the San Angelo castle. Engraving by Giovanni Barberi, published in the book Veduti di Roma (1809).

On a Mission From God

- Fall 2017

CONNECTING CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT WITH USD’S ACADEMIC MISSION

When the University of San Diego celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2024, it hopes to do so as the institution that “set the standard for an engaged, contemporary … Read More

Bishop John Dolan

A Joyful Spirit

, - Fall 2017

POPE FRANCIS NAMES JOHN DOLAN ’85 AUXILIARY BISHOP

This spring, His Holiness Pope Francis appointed Fr. John P. Dolan ’85 (BA) as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of San Diego; he took up his duties in June 2017. In … Read More

Collage of archival photos of Religious of the Sacred Heart

Sisterhood Rules

- Summer 2017

THE DEDICATION OF THE RELIGIOUS OF THE SACRED HEART ECHOES THROUGH THE YEARS

On a brisk winter afternoon in December 1949, local dignitaries joined Bishop Charles Francis Buddy and Mother Rosalie Clifton Hill for a groundbreaking ceremony … Read More