Sponsored Events

In collaboration with internal and external partners, the Center sponsors and cosponsors a number of events consistent with its purpose and the mission of Loyola Marymount University.

  • Primarily sponsored by the Martin Gang Institute, the Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference promotes understanding and fellowship in the greater Los Angeles area between women of these two religious traditions. Established in 1977, the conference is supported by the Center, AJC Los Angeles, and the Archdiocesan Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs. Visit site >>

  • Sponsored by the CSJ Center for Reconciliation and Justice, Justice and Spirituality on Screen explores current topics of faith and culture through the lens of modern cinema. Open to the general public, screenings and discussions are hosted by the Playa Vista Campus. The series is cosponsored by the Center and the LMU School of Film and Television.

  • Under the auspices of the LMU Latinx Theology and Ministry Initiative, the Hispanic Ministry and Theology Lecture highlights the Latinx contributions to Catholic theology in the local and global Church. Notable scholars are invited each year to give this annual lecture. The lecture is cosponsored by the Center, the Department of Theological Studies, and a number of LMU units. External cosponsors include the Jesuit Community at LMU and Commonweal Magazine. Visit site >>

  • The LMU Interfaith Forum, sponsored by the Center, is a public interfaith forum conducted in both English and Spanish, and held during the academic year in three metropolitan regions: Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Las Vegas. The forum is cosponsored and funded by the Martin Gang Institute for Intergroup Relations. Visit site >>

  • The Los Angeles Religious Education Congress Film Showcase is an evening forum at the annual congress for the exhibition and discussion of cinematic work rooted in Catholic social teaching, as well as the Catholic intellectual, spiritual, and narrative traditions. The Center sponsors the Congress Film Showcase with the Archdiocesan Office for Religion Education, with support and collaboration from the LMU School of Film and Television, Family Theater Productions, Catholics in Media Associates, and the Pauline Center for Media Studies.