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Shaping People of Faith

Developing Spirituality

If you’re called to serve God, grow into a leader forged by faith at Gonzaga. Through programs ranging from Catholic Studies to Theology and Leadership, you’ll develop in mind, body, and spirit, and advance the greater good for all.

What Inspires You?

What You'll Learn

Gonzaga prepares students to become agents of justice, hope, and courage in their communities. By exploring religious beliefs in various cultures over time, you’ll gain insight and perspective on how faith influences our world.

  • Explore the role of religion in different cultures
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the Catholic faith and its history
  • Reflect on the most fundamental questions of the human experience
  • Develop an informed, critical, articulate sense of our shared history
  • Understand and appreciate how past achievements and understandings influence culture and the modern world


The Gonzaga Difference

In the Catholic, Jesuit and Humanistic traditions, your learning prepares you to work toward a more just world. You’ll cultivate an understanding of what it means to be human, to experience a well-lived life, to find your role in a more humane global community.

Your educational journey expands year by year with these principals of our Core curriculum:

  • Understanding and creating
  • Being and becoming
  • Caring and doing
  • Imagining the possible

You’ll also uncover the richness of interdisciplinary studies, where courses blend biology and dance, faith and science, politics and literature. All to equip you for the next part of your journey, where purpose and potential evolve.

Learn more about University Ministry


Our retreats are designed to offer immersive experiences away from campus to rest, renew, recharge, and encounter the divine while having fun with friends in an exciting and enlivened community.


We are dedicated to helping students prepare for lives of service and leadership. Learn more about our Catholic and Jesuit heritage and find resources for your own spiritual development.

Sacraments & Worship

People of all religious paths are welcome to join us in prayer and worship. In addition, we help community members connect with other local area places of worship.

Experience what it means to Be A Zag.

We know there's something big in store for you. This is where you'll find it.