Welcome to Canterbury Irvine

Canterbury Irvine is a welcoming community for all of God’s children, especially those people who live, work, and learn at UCI. Canterbury Irvine strives to be a place of openness, thoughtful dialogue, and spiritual growth on the UCI campus.

We hope that you will find the information that you need on this site, but if not, please contact our Chaplain, the Rev. Dr. Fennie H. Chang, at canterburyirvine@gmail.com with any questions that you might have. And be sure to check us out on facebook!

Thank you for visiting Canterbury Irvine. God bless!

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from the blog

Serving as a campus minister at UC-Irvine, one of the most dynamic campuses in the University of California system, has constantly reminded me that it is not our human flesh but the transcending power of the Holy Spirit that makes it possible for a campus ministry like Canterbury Irvine to reach out to those who [...]

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Some people look forward to Friday each week, but for me Thursday is my favorite day, since every Thursday I can look forward to a wonderful evening of spiritual fellowship, delicious food, and a general sense of camaraderie at Canterbury.  In the hustle and bustle of daily pursuits & obligations, it can be easy to [...]

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“We will all die,” writes anthropologist Arthur Frank, “and that is all right.” In our era of heroic measures to extend life without question, exemplified so often in television dramas in which exemplary doctors do the impossible, it is hard to imagine death as something to be celebrated, death as part of that which we [...]

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This past March 26-28, three members of Canterbury Club went and joined up with Canterbury Clubs from many of the colleges and universities around the western U.S. in San Francisco.  The theme of the weekend was “Ignatian Spirituality” and included a pilgrimage walk around the city, worship, and fellowship.  Here are refections from the students who [...]

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