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Faith & Reason Seminars:

A series of seminars which address philosophical and theological issues as they pertain to the Catholic Faith.

This year, Father Paul Donlan will teach a class on Mercy in the Gospel of St. Luke.

Wednesday nights once a month 7:30pm - 8:30pm.
Past series have included: 

  • The Philosophical Roots of the American Mind
  • An introduction to the Social Teachings of the Catholic Church

CULTURAL SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS:

Throughout the year, Westfield Residence hosts workshops on a variety of topics to help college and high school women improve their professional, social and personal lives.

Contact us for more information about upcoming seminars and workshops!

Professional Excellence

taco talks: EVENINGS OF CONVERSATION

Once a quarter, Westfield Residence hosts informal talks over dinner given by professors.

Click here to see past speakers! 

 

I DONUT KNOW: LIFE SKILLS THEY DON'T TEACH YOU IN COLLEGE

Once a quarter, Westfield hosts a Sunday coffee and donut brunch where a speaker will share life skills they don't teach you in college.

Past speakers have talked on topics such as professional dress and money matters.


CHANNEL YOUR CURIOSITY: EXPLORE LA AND SOCAL:

Hiking in the Santa Monica mountains. Bike rides. Ski trips. Rock Climbing. The Getty. The beach. The Grove. 3rd Street Promenade. Rodeo Drive. Hollywood. Joshua Tree National Park. Balboa Island. South Pasadena. And more! 

Take a break with a great group of friends and enjoy what Southern California has to offer! Westfield's excursions are usually on Sundays. Contact us for details on upcoming outings!

The highest point of the Sta. Monica Mountains

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Spiritual Activities 

  • Recollection for College Women (2nd Friday):
    A monthly opportunity to reflect on your everyday life in light of basic Christian principles. Geared to help you refresh your spirit and strengthen your resolve to do good.Westfield’s Chaplain is available during the recollection for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and for consultation or advice. Starts at 5:00pm to 7:00pm. 
     
  • Reflections on Sacred Scripture/Meditations (Wednesdays at 7:30pm)
    Meditations are a time for prayer, directed by Westfield’s Chaplain. They offer practical ways to help you discover God and come closer to him in your studies and everyday life.  
     
  • Retreats:
    A longstanding tradition in Christian life, retreats provide an opportunity to reflect on your everyday life in light of basic Christian principles, and to deepen your personal relationship with God. The retreats are conducted by priests of Opus Dei. These retreats help you fuse faith with life. The schedule includes Holy Mass, reflections on Sacred Scripture, talks on virtues, praying of the Rosary, and time for private prayer and reading.
    • Nov 17-19, 2017  --  For more information regarding the Winter Retreat, click here.
    • Apr 27-29, 2018