Sept. 21st – 27th

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

Do you enjoy picking your own fresh produce or getting outside to enjoy the beautiful fall weather?  Come apple picking with us to Linvilla Orchards in Media on Saturday, Oct. 4th!  We will be meeting at the west side of Main Lot across from the church at 12:15 pm and carpool to the farm.  Besides apples, you will also be able to pick strawberries, eggplant, sweet peppers, hot peppers, tomatoes and flowers. Please RSVP to Mariana at mflore3@villanova.edu!  Faculty and staff invited also!

PCT Conference call for papers! Abstracts due Oct. 15th. Questions? Email Eric DeMeuse at edemeuse@villanova.edu. Conference will be held Nov. 13th.

Stay tuned for details about a bonfire/hayride social at the end of October!

Interested in playing intramural volleyball?  Games will be held Oct. 26th – Dec. 2nd: Sundays – Thursdays between the hours of 7 pm – midnight.  Please see Kristin or Mariana to fill out a waiver to sign up!

This Week day by day:

Monday, Sept. 22nd

Theology on Tap at 8 pm at Bryn Mawr Beef and Ale: Free food is provided with drink specials available! The speaker this week is Villanova’s President: Fr. Peter Donohue.

Tuesday, Sept. 23rd

Centering prayer 12:30-1 – St. Rita Community Room in Campus Ministry

Thursday, Sept. 25th

Centering Prayer 12:30 – 1  in St. Rita’s Community Room

Friday, Sept. 26th

Latin Lunch after noon Mass in the lounge. Rookie or scholar, it matters not. Come translate St. Augustine’s Confessions with us or brush up on your Latin skills. Contact Eric at edemeuse@villanova.edu with questions.

Saturday, Sept. 27th

St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service – Meet at the Pavilion at 8:15 am.  Look for a light blue balloon that says group #96 on it.  The day will end at 3:30 pm.  Thank you to everyone who has signed up to volunteer! Please check your email for pertinent info. Any questions contact Kristin at kwilli51@villanova.edu.

Sunday Regular Mass Times
7:30 am, 10:30 am, Student Masses: 5:30 pm, 7 pm, & 9 pm
St. Thomas of Villanova Church

Daily Mass (Mon–Fri)
12:05 & 5:30PM
Corr Chapel  

Sacrament of Reconciliation
3:30–4:30PM Tue & Wed
St. Thomas of Villanova Church

Sept. 14th – 20th

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service – this is an outstanding opportunity to work together and spend a day serving the community around us. The event is Saturday, September 27th. Make sure to sign up here! Search for “Graduate Theology Students” under the group list. You can find more info about the day here. Family and significant others are also welcome to participate. Breakfast, lunch and t-shirts provided! TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO SIGN UP!!!

PCT Conference call for papers (see flier attached to email). Abstracts due Oct. 15th. Questions? Email Eric DeMeuse at edemeuse@villanova.edu.

This Week day by day:

Monday, Sept. 15th

Come see the Hermeneut-Megs soccer team play their first game at 7 pm in the Stadium!

Follow it up with Theology on Tap at 8 pm at Bryn Mawr Beef and Ale! Theology on Tap is a speaker series designed for young people in their 20s and 30s to meet other young adults and explore topics of faith in a relaxed, social environment. Free food is provided with drink specials available.  Come join us for a fun time! Dr. Toton will be discussing “Why Does Liberation Theology Get Such a Bum Rap?”

Tuesday, Sept. 16th

Centering prayer 12:30-1 – St. Rita Community Room in Campus Ministry

Graduate Student Monthly Mass – come join your fellow graduate students in celebrating Mass together at the 5:30 Mass in Corr Chapel.

Thursday, Sept. 18th

Centering Prayer 12:30 – 1  in St. Rita’s Community Room

Friday, Sept. 19th

Latin Lunches will take place on Fridays after noon Mass in the lounge. Rookie or scholar, it matters not. Contact Eric at edemeuse@villanova.edu with questions.

Saturday, Sept. 20th

Abbeyfest – A day of music and prayer held at Daylesford Abbey in Paoli designed particularly for young adults on from 10 am – 9 pm.  Acts will include Matt Maher and Audrey Assad, among many others! It’s focus is to celebrate the beauty of faith in support of the New Evangelization by means of Mass, prayer, confessions, Adoration and music.  Transportation from Villanova will be provided.
Register Online Now!

Sunday Regular Mass Times
7:30 am, 10:30 am, Student Masses: 5:30 pm, 7 pm, & 9 pm
St. Thomas of Villanova Church

Daily Mass (Mon–Fri)
12:05 & 5:30PM
Corr Chapel  

Sacrament of Reconciliation
3:30–4:30PM Tue & Wed
St. Thomas of Villanova Church

Sept. 7th – 13th

Announcements!

Main Events

Intramural Soccer – First game is Monday, September 15th at 7 pm in the Stadium!

Graduate Student Monthly Mass - come join your fellow graduate students in celebrating Mass together on Tuesday, September 16th at the 5:30 Mass in Corr Chapel. If you are interested in being a lector, musician or Eucharistic minister, please email Kristin at kwilli51@villanova.edu. Hope to see you there!

What to keep on your schedule:

Theology on Tap - Monday, September 15th at Bryn Mawr Beef & Ale at 8 pm: 610 W. Lancaster Ave. Theology on Tap is a speaker series designed for young people in their 20s and 30s to meet other young adults and explore topics of faith in a relaxed, social environment. Free food is provided with drink specials available.  Come join us for a fun time!

Abbeyfest - A day of music and prayer held at Daylesford Abbey in Paoli designed particularly for young adults on Saturday, Sept. 20th from 10 am – 9 pm.  Acts will include Matt Maher and Audrey Assad, among many others. Its focus is to celebrate the beauty of faith in support of the New Evangelization by means of liturgy, prayer, communion and music.  Transportation from Villanova will be provided.
Register Online Now!

St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service – this is an outstanding opportunity to work together and spend a day serving the community around us. The event is Saturday, September 27th. Make sure to sign up here! Search for “Graduate Theology Students” under the group list. You can find more info about the day here. Family and significant others are also welcome to participate.

This Week day by day:

Tuesday, Sept. 9th

All are welcome to join in centering prayer from 12:30-1 Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in the St. Rita Community Room in Campus Ministry.

Theology Department Opening Prayer Service – please join us to welcome in the new school year in prayer and thanksgiving at 3 pm in Corr Chapel. There will be a reception afterwards with wine and cheese in Corr Lobby.

Thursday, Sept. 11th

Centering Prayer 12:30 – 1  in St. Rita’s Community Room

Friday, Sept. 12th

“Vatican II: The Experience, Significant Teachings, Divergent Interpretations, Continuing Hope” lecture given by Dr. Prusak from 3 – 5 pm in St. Rita’s Community Room. Refreshments provided.

Come hang out with your fellow grad students at Kelly’s for Happy Hour between 4 – 6 pm! Kelly’s is located at 1107 Lancaster Ave.

 

Sunday Regular Mass Times
7:30 am, 10:30 am, Student Masses: 5:30 pm, 7 pm, & 9 pm
St. Thomas of Villanova Church

Daily Mass (Mon–Fri)
12:05 & 5:30PM
Corr Chapel  

Sacrament of Reconciliation
3:30–4:30PM Tue & Wed
St. Thomas of Villanova Church

Aug. 31st – Sep. 6th

Announcements!

Main Events

Theology Department Opening Prayer Service – please join us to welcome in the new school year in prayer and thanksgiving on September 9th at 3 pm in Corr Chapel. There will be reception afterwards with wine and cheese in Corr Lobby. If you would like to participate as a musician, please email Kristin Williams at kwilli51@villanova.edu. We would really appreciate it!

Graduate Student Monthly Mass - come join your fellow graduate students in celebrating Mass together on September 16th at the 5:30 Mass in Corr Chapel. If you are interested in being a lector, musician or Eucharistic minister, please email Kristin at kwilli51@villanova.edu. Hope to see you there!

Intramural Soccer – If you would like to join the theology co-ed soccer team, email Kristin Williams for a waiver as soon as possible because the waivers need to be in by Sept 3rd. Even if you have no experience (like the rest of us), this’ll be a fun time! And we need all the people we can get! The games are on campus Mon – Thurs between 6-9 pm. We would really like to have a few more girls on the team!

What to keep on your schedule:

Theology on Tap - Monday, September 15th at Bryn Mawr Beef & Ale: 610 W. Lancaster Ave. Theology on Tap is a speaker series designed for young people in their 20s and 30s to meet other young adults and explore topics of faith in a relaxed, social environment. Come join us for a fun time!

St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service – this is an outstanding opportunity to work together and spend a day serving the community around us. The actual event is Saturday September 27th but it’s never to early to sign up here. Search for “Graduate Theology Students” under the group list. You can find more info about the day here. Family and significant others are also welcome to participate.

This Week day by day:

Tuesday, Aug 26th

All are welcome to join in centering prayer from 12:30-1 Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in the St. Rita Community Room in Campus Ministry.

Thursday, Aug 28th

Centering Prayer 12:30 – 1 St. Rita’s Community Room

Sunday Regular Mass Times
7:30 am, 10:30 am, Student Masses: 5:30 pm, 7 pm, & 9 pm
St. Thomas of Villanova Church

Daily Mass (Mon–Fri)
12:05 & 5:30PM
Corr Chapel  

Sacrament of Reconciliation
3:30–4:30PM Tue & Wed
St. Thomas of Villanova Church

August 24th – 30th

Announcements!

Main Events

Theology Department Opening Prayer Service – please join us to welcome in the new school year in prayer and thanksgiving in early September – date to come soon. If you would like to participate as a reader or musician, please email Kristin Williams at kwilli51@villanova.edu. We would really appreciate it!

Intramural Soccer – If you would like to join the theology co-ed soccer team, email Kristin Williams for a waiver as soon as possible because the waivers need to be in by Sept 2nd. Even if you have no experience (like the rest of us), this’ll be a fun time. And we need all the people we can get! The games are on campus during the week in the evening.

What to keep on your schedule:

St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service – this is an outstanding opportunity to work together and spend a day serving the community around us. The actual event is Saturday September 27th but it’s never to early to sign up here. Search for “Graduate Theology Students” under the group list. If our group isn’t listed yet, it should be processed by Monday evening. You can find more info about the day here. Family and significant others are also welcome to participate.

This Week day by day:

Monday, Aug 25th

First day of classes – welcome back to all those returning. And good luck to all the new students as they begin their graduate theology career!

Tuesday, Aug 26th

All are welcome to join in centering prayer from 12:30-1 Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in the St. Rita Community Room in Campus Ministry.

Wednesday, Aug 27th

Feast day of St. Monica, mother of St. Augustine

Thursday, Aug 28th

Feast Day of St Augustine, the son of St. Monica. . . as well as the man from whom our university bears its tradition. Mass will be celebrated at 12:05 in the church. Learn more about him and his mother here (and find out what he’s the patron saint of!). And then check out the heritage and mission of Villanova for how the university has carried on the life of its father.

Keep an eye out for upcoming events and lectures sponsored by other departments that will begin in the next couple weeks.

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April 28th – May 4th

Announcements!

  • Pope John Paul II and John XXIII were both canonized this past Sunday (April 27th)! Click on their names to learn more.
  • Closing of the Academic Prayer Service Thursday May 1st at 4:15 in Corr Chapel with reception following. Please join us for this final gathering and celebration!

This Week’s Events:

Tuesday, April 29th

Soul Sessions @ 4 in Rita 113: Reflecting on the year and discussing moments of gratitude

Buying into Fair Trade Panel Discussion 4-5:15 in Bartley 1001 with panelists Dr. Keith Brown, Dr. Gwendolyn Tedeschi and Ruth Harp (Whole Foods Wynnewood Marketing Team Leader)

Free Coffee and Fair Trade Chocolate!

Thursday, May 1st

Final day of classes!

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April 21st – 27th

Announcements!

  • Graduate Student Mass Thursday April 24th at the regularly scheduled 5:30 liturgy in Corr Chapel. We will be having a special intention for Liz Heckman’s mother and family.
  • Closing of the Academic Prayer Service Thursday May 1st at 4:15 in Corr Chapel with reception following. Please join us for this final gathering and celebration!

This Week’s Events:

Tuesday, April 22nd

Happy Earth Day! Check out the farmer’s market and fair in the Connelly Center from 11-2 today! Eat well!

Three ways to honor our earth today:
1. Drink local tea with Michael Hagan
2. Carpool with Austin
3. Plant an organic garden with Fiona

Wednesday, April 23rd

Earth Day Panel Discussion on Sustainable Agriculture in the library speaker’s corner from 8:30-10am.

“The Human Rights Popes” – a lecture commemorating the canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II (on April 27th) by Dr. Gerald Beyer; 3-5pm in St. Rita’s Community Room.

Thursday, April 24th

Join us for our final Graduate Student Mass of the semester at the 5:30 liturgy in Corr Chapel.

Friday, April 25th

Book Club at Eric D’s! 7PM; we will discuss the last three chapters of Death Comes for the Archbishop (as well as socialize and eat desserts, like any good book club).

 

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April 14th – 20th

Announcements!

  • Graduate Student Mass Thursday April 24th at the regularly scheduled 5:30 liturgy in Corr Chapel
  • Closing of the Academic Prayer Service Thursday May 1st at 4:15 in Corr Chapel with reception following. Please join us for this final gathering and celebration!

This Week’s Events:

Tuesday, April 15th

St. Francis Pledge Signing with Fr. Peter at 4PM in the President’s Lounge (Connelly Center). Dr. Graham will be front and center (unconfirmed) to sign the pledge connecting catholic social teaching and our need to address global climate change.

 

P.S. Volunteers are need to serve as Recycling Rangers during the 3 hour graduation reception (May 16th from 6-9pm at the Connelly Center). If interesting in helping make graduate a zero-waste event (and get free food and t-shirt), contact Liesel Schwarz or Recycling Ric.

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April 7th – 13th

Announcements!

  • Special grad student lunch with Fr. Meconi! Wednesday April 9th, meet in the theology lounge at 11:45am.

This Week’s Events:

Tuesday, April 8th

Soul Sessions! This week’s topic will be a Lenten reflection using the writings of Thomas Merton. Come by Campus Ministry room 113 at 4pm for refection, meditation, and prayer.

Wednesday, April 9th

Lunch Opportunities:

  1. Special graduate student lunch with Fr. Meconi – meet in the lounge at 11:45am.
  2. Jesus and Buddhism – “The Notion of Suffering” discussion and lunch with Robert Kennedy in St Rita Community Room at 11:15, lunch at 12:15.
  3. Latin Lunch, 1PM in Old Falvey Graduate Student Lounge–join us!

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