Liturgy

Liturgy and Mass Schedule

As a Catholic, Jesuit University, we gather to celebrate the Eucharist, the central expression of our faith. We gather as a community to celebrate the Church's sacraments, and to mark significant moments in the life of this university.

STUDENT MASS

Sundays at 7 p.m. in St. Ignatius Church
September 2, 2018 - May 5, 2019
*During the academic year, excluding USF holidays

COMMENCEMENT MASS

St. Ignatius Church
Fall: Friday, December 14, 2018, at 10 a.m.
Spring: Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 3 p.m.

MASS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

St. Ignatius Church
Sunday, August 26, 2018, at 7 p.m.

INTERFAITH PRAYER SERVICE

Thursdays at noon on main campus
Fall: August 23, September 20, October 18, November 15, 2018
Spring: February 7, March 7, April 11, 2019

INTERFAITH WEEK

November 12 - 15, 2018

Worship Opportunities

USF embraces people of all faiths. Throughout the academic year, students of all religious traditions gather to examine their own values and explore new faith traditions around campus. University Ministry offers opportunities and information about worship in other faith traditions in this community and in the local area. Please visit our website for additional worship opportunities and a list of holidays from various faiths.

ST. IGNATIUS CHURCH

MASS SCHEDULE

Weekdays: 8 a.m. and 12:05 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m., 12:05 p.m., and 5 p.m. Vigil
Sunday: 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 5 p.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Monday: 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Saturday: 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

DEVOTIONS

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction

First Friday of the month between 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Rosary Recitations

The rosary is offered at 7:35 a.m. every Saturday before the 8 a.m. Mass, and Monday - Friday after the 12:05 p.m. Mass.

Respect Life Holy Hour

First Saturday of the month after the 8 a.m. Mass

Sacrament of the Sick

Second Saturday of the month at the 12:05 p.m. Mass

Liturgical Ministry

All members of the University are invited and encouraged to participate as fully as possible in USF's liturgical life by serving in specific liturgical ministries. To get involved, please sign up here.

Lectors or readers are called forth from the community to proclaim the Word of God.

Eucharistic Ministers are called forth from the community to distribute the Body and Blood of Christ to the faithful.

Greeters or Ministers of Hospitality help to create a welcoming environment at Mass for all those who come to worship.

Music Ministers help to lead the community in song with their voices and / or instrumental abilities.

Liturgical Planners take an active role in planning liturgical celebrations and respond to the community's spirit and needs.

For more information, please email Brian DuSell.