Mar. 30th – Apr. 5th

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

GTSC Spring Retreat! Save the date: April 10th – 12th at Ocean City, NJ. Email Kristin if interested in attending. This relaxing weekend will be spent at a beach house and will include spending time with your fellow classmates, various forms of prayer, activities, service and fun! Guaranteed to a be a great time! MUST RSVP. $10/person

This Week Day by Day:

Monday, Mar. 30th

Prayers for Peace 4:30 – 5 in the Fishbowl in St. Rita’s

Tuesday, Mar. 31st

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

Wednesday, Apr. 1st

Stations of the Cross 7:30 pm in the church – The object of the Stations of the Cross is to help the faithful to make a spiritual pilgrimage of prayer through meditating upon the chief scenes of Christ’s sufferings and death. Led by the Parish of St. Thomas of Villanova.

Thursday, Apr. 2nd

HOLY THURSDAY

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

Friday, Apr. 3rd

GOOD FRIDAY

Interested in learning Latin or brushing up on your Latin skills? Come read and translate Augustine’s Confessions with Carl! 12:05 Mass first and then Latin in the Lounge. Email Carl at cvenne01@villanova.edu if you plan on attending.

Sunday, Apr. 5th

EASTER!

Catholic Mass in Spanish now every Sunday at 1 pm in Corr chapel

March 23rd – 29th

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

GTSC Spring Retreat! Save the date: April 10th – 12th at Ocean City, NJ. Email Kristin if interested in attending. This relaxing weekend will be spent at a beach house and will include spending time with your fellow classmates, various forms of prayer, activities, service and fun! Guaranteed to a be a great time! MUST RSVP. $10/person

This Week Day by Day:

Monday, Mar. 23rd

“Bloody Sunday: The True Story of an American Turning Point” 4 pm March 23rd in the East Lounge in Dougherty Hall with speaker Dr. Gary May

Prayers for Peace 4:30 – 5 in the Fishbowl in St. Rita’s

Tuesday, Mar. 24th

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

4 – 5:30 Dr. Brian Matz “When Wealthy People Become Thieves: Christianity’s Treatment of Superfluous Goods” in Bartley Hall 1011 (Auditorium) While strange to think wealthy people would ever resort to thievery, the history of Christianity’s reflection on the nature of superfluous goods has led it to conclude that the hoarding of wealth is really stealing from those with unmet, physical needs. This lecture ranges from classical antiquity’s distinction between the use and the ownership of goods, to early Christian views on particular kinds of superfluous goods, and to contemporary Christianity’s concern with economic justice.

Wednesday, Mar. 25th

Stations of the Cross 7:30 pm in the church – The object of the Stations of the Cross is to help the faithful to make a spiritual pilgrimage of prayer through meditating upon the chief scenes of Christ’s sufferings and death. Led by the pastoral musicians.

4:30-6 “What Makes a Financial Market “Good?” Perspectives from Catholic Social Thought” by Christine Hinz (Fordham University) in the Driscoll Hall Auditorium

Thursday, Mar. 26th

11 – 1 in St. Rita’s Community Room: “The Dignity of Being Different: Interreligious Dialogue & Civic Engagement in Lebanese Society” by Dr. Ziad Fahed, professor of Humanities. Lunch provided after the speaker.

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

Friday, Mar. 27th

Interested in learning Latin or brushing up on your Latin skills? Come read and translate Augustine’s Confessions with Carl! 12:05 Mass first and then Latin in the Lounge. Email Carl at cvenne01@villanova.edu if you plan on attending.

COMPS/THESIS PARTY at 8 pm! Come celebrate the completion of the 2nd years’ comps and theses at Jonathan’s in Wayne (Radnor Family Practice: 427 E. Lancaster Ave., Apt. A)! All are welcome to attend. Beverages and snacks will be provided. Please let Kristin or Mariana know if you are coming so we know how much food/drinks to get. RSVP to Mariana at mflore03@villanova.edu. You are still welcome to come if you do not rsvp.

Augustinian Discernment Weekend this weekend March 27-29th – Curious about the life of an Augustinian Friar?  Wondering if it might be for you? Join other young men discerning a vocation to the Augustinians for a weekend away with the Augustinians at St. Rita Cottage in Ocean City, N.J. Register Online Now! Questions? Email vocations@augustinian.org.

Sunday, Mar. 29th

Catholic Mass in Spanish now every Sunday at 1 pm in Corr chapel

March 16th – 22nd

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

Pick up your Lenten Reflections booklet composed by faculty, staff, students and friends of Villanova University (includes the daily readings) from the offices of Mission & Ministry in Corr Hall and and Campus Ministry in St. Rita’s Hall! They can also be accessed here.

COMPS/THESIS PARTY! Friday, March 27th at 8 pm come celebrate the completion of the 2nd years’ comps and theses at Jonathan’s in Wayne! All are welcome to attend. Beverages and snacks will be provided but feel free to bring something to share. Please let Kristin or Mariana know if you are coming so we know how much food/drinks to get.

GTSC Spring Retreat! Save the date: April 10th – 12th at Ocean City, NJ. Email Kristin if interested in attending. This relaxing weekend will be spent at a beach house and will include spending time with your fellow classmates, various forms of prayer, activities, service and fun! Guaranteed to a be a great time! MUST RSVP.

This Week Day by Day:

Monday, Mar. 16th

Prayers for Peace and Justice 4:30 – 5 pm in the Lower Level Community Room in St. Rita’s/the Fishbowl: A time to pray for those in crisis and situations of struggle throughout the world.  Drawing inspiration from diverse faith traditions—open and welcoming to all.

Tuesday, Mar. 17th

COMPS

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

4:30 – 6 pm “C.S. Lewis: Why He Matters Today” lecture by Dr. Devin Brown, English professor in the Villanova Cinema. Copies of “An Observed Life: A Spiritual Biography of C.S. Lewis” will be available for purchase!

Wednesday, Mar. 18th

Stations of the Cross 7:30 pm across campus – The object of the Stations of the Cross is to help the faithful to make a spiritual pilgrimage of prayer through meditating upon the chief scenes of Christ’s sufferings and death.

Thursday, Mar. 19th

COMPS

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

Come listen to Jim Ziolkowski speak at 7 pm in the Church! He is the president, CEO, and found of BuildOn, a non-profit organization that builds schools in developing countries.

Friday, Mar. 20th

Interested in learning Latin or brushing up on your Latin skills? Come read and translate Augustine’s Confessions with Carl! 12:05 Mass first and then Latin in the Lounge. Email Carl at cvenne01@villanova.edu if you plan on attending.

The book club will be reading Evelyn Waugh’s “Brideshead Revisited” this semester! Email Michael Hagan at mhagan3@villanova.edu if interested in participating. First meeting will be Friday, March 20th at 7 pm at Eric’s apartment. We will be breaking the book up into two sections.  The second meeting will be in April.

Saturday, March 21st

The Villanova Campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity is co-sponsoring the Build A House, Build A Dream contest for 5th graders in the Delaware Valley. Volunteers are needed for the day between 8 am – 2 pm. Contact Tim O’Connell for more information.

Mar. 9th – 15th

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

Pick up your Lenten Reflections booklet composed by faculty, staff, students and friends of Villanova University (includes the daily readings) in the back of church on Ash Wednesday and from the offices of Mission & Ministry in Corr Hall and and Campus Ministry in St. Rita’s Hall! They can also be accessed here.

The book club will be reading Evelyn Waugh’s “Brideshead Revisited” this semester! Email Michael Hagan at mhagan3@villanova.edu if interested in participating. First meeting will be Friday, March 20th at 7 pm at Eric’s apartment. We will be breaking the book up into two sections.  The second meeting will be in April.

COMPS/THESIS PARTY! Friday, March 27th at 8 pm come celebrate the completion of the 2nd years’ comps and theses at Jonathan’s in Wayne! All are welcome to attend. Beverages and snacks will be provided but feel free to bring something to share. Please let Kristin or Mariana know if you are coming so we know how much food/drinks to get.

GTSC Spring Retreat! Save the date: April 10th – 12th at Ocean City, NJ. Email Kristin if interested in attending. This relaxing weekend will be spent at a beach house and will include spending time with your fellow classmates, various forms of prayer, activities, service and fun! Guaranteed to a be a great time! MUST RSVP.

This Week Day by Day:

Monday, Mar. 9th

Prayers for Peace and Justice 4:30 – 5 pm in the Lower Level Community Room in St. Rita’s/the Fishbowl: A time to pray for those in crisis and situations of struggle throughout the world.  Drawing inspiration from diverse faith traditions—open and welcoming to all.

Tuesday, Mar. 10th

Poetry for Prayer: Tues Feb. 24th at noon in the Lounge

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

Theology on Tap – 7:30 at Flip N Bailey’s – Tim and Ellen O’Connell. Free dinner provided!

Wednesday, Mar. 11th

Stations of the Cross 7:30 pm in the Church – Led by the Liturgical Council. The object of the Stations of the Cross is to help the faithful to make a spiritual pilgrimage of prayer through meditating upon the chief scenes of Christ’s sufferings and death.

Thursday, Mar. 12th

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

Friday, Mar. 13th

Interested in learning Latin or brushing up on your Latin skills? Come read and translate Augustine’s Confessions with Carl! 12:05 Mass first and then Latin in the Lounge. Email Carl at cvenne01@villanova.edu if you plan on attending.

Feb. 23rd – Mar. 1st

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

Pick up your Lenten Reflections booklet composed by faculty, staff, students and friends of Villanova University (includes the daily readings) in the back of church on Ash Wednesday and from the offices of Mission & Ministry in Corr Hall and and Campus Ministry in St. Rita’s Hall! They can also be accessed here.

The book club will be reading Evelyn Waugh’s “Brideshead Revisited” this semester! Email Michael Hagan at mhagan3@villanova.edu if interested in participating. Details to come soon.

Next Theology on Tap: March 10th at 7:30

COMPS/THESIS PARTY! Friday, March 27th at 8 pm come celebrate the completion of the 2nd years’ comps and theses at Jonathan’s in Wayne! All are welcome to attend. Beverages and snacks will be provided but feel free to bring something to share. Please let Kristin or Mariana know if you are coming so we know how much food/drinks to get.

GTSC Spring Retreat! Save the date: April 10th – 12th at Ocean City, NJ. Email Kristin if interested in attending. This relaxing weekend will be spent at a beach house and will include spending time with your fellow classmates, various forms of prayer, activities, service and fun! Guaranteed to a be a great time!

This Week Day by Day:

Tuesday, Feb. 24th

Poetry for Prayer: Tues Feb. 24th at noon in the Lounge
Centering prayer 12:30-1 – St. Rita Community Room in Campus Ministry

Thursday, Feb. 26th

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

Friday, Feb. 27th

Dr. Spitaler’s “Biblical Justice” lecture 12 – 1:30 in St. Rita’s Community Room! Refreshments will be served.

Interested in learning Latin or brushing up on your Latin skills? Come read and translate Augustine’s Confessions with Carl! 12:05 Mass first and then Latin in the Lounge. Email Carl at cvenne01@villanova.edu if you plan on attending.

Feb. 16th – 22nd

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

Pick up your Lenten Reflections booklet composed by faculty, staff, students and friends of Villanova University (includes the daily readings) in the back of church on Ash Wednesday and from the offices of Mission & Ministry in Corr Hall and and Campus Ministry in St. Rita’s Hall! They can also be accessed here.

Next Poetry for Prayer: Tues Feb. 24th at noon in the Lounge

The book club will be reading Evelyn Waugh’s “Brideshead Revisited” this semester! Email Michael Hagan at mhagan3@villanova.edu if interested in participating. Details to come soon.

Next Theology on Tap: March 10th at 7:30

GTSC Spring Retreat! Save the date: April 10th – 12th at Ocean City, NJ. Email Kristin if interested in attending. This relaxing weekend will be spent at a beach house and will include spending time with your fellow classmates, various forms of prayer, activities, service and fun! Guaranteed to a be a great time!

This Week Day by Day:

Monday, Feb. 16th

4:30 – 5 pm Prayers for Peace and Justice in the lower lounge of St. Rita’s for those in crisis around the world

Tuesday, Feb. 17th
Centering prayer 12:30-1 – St. Rita Community Room in Campus Ministry

Wednesday, Feb. 18th  

Ash Wednesday!
8:30 am Morning Prayer & Ashes – Villanova Church
12:05 pm Mass – Villanova Church
3 pm Ecumenical Service – Villanova Church
5:30 pm Mass – Villanova Church
7 pm Mass – Villanova Church

Thursday, Feb. 19th

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

Friday, Feb. 20th

Interested in learning Latin or brushing up on your Latin skills? Come read and translate Augustine’s Confessions with Carl! 12:05 Mass first and then Latin in the Lounge. Email Carl at cvenne01@villanova.edu if you plan on attending.

Sunday, Feb. 22nd

Come out to the Mummers Mardi Gras Parade in Manayunk from 10 am – noon! If you want to carpool, meet at the west side of Main Lot (across from the church) at 9:15 am or you can meet us there!

Feb. 9th – 15th

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

Next social event: Mummers Mardi Gras Parade in Manayunk Feb. 22nd 10 am – noon

The book club will be reading Evelyn Waugh’s “Brideshead Revisited” this semester! Email Michael Hagan at mhagan3@villanova.edu if interested in participating. Details to come soon.

Are you a woman and interested in learning more about the women in the gospels? Consider going on the “Called by Name”: Hidden Women in the Gospels retreat Feb. 20-22nd! This weekend for women will be a facilitated experience of prayer and reflection, input and conversation led by Sr. Clare D’Auria, OSF at the Franciscan Spiritual Center, Aston, PA.  Participants will invite some of the unnamed women in the Gospels to speak to them about themselves, our world today, and the Jesus who continues to call us to discipleship.  Space is limited. Contact john.p.edwards@villanova.edu if interested.  Register Online Now!

This Week day by day:
Monday, Feb. 9th
St. Thomas of Villanova Parish Retreat: “Treasures of our Faith: The Seven Sacraments”
12:05 in Rosemont Chapel or 7 pm in Villanova Church (same talk is repeated), Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Eucharist, Confirmation

Tuesday, Feb. 10th

Poetry for Prayer will be starting up at Noon in the Lounge! Join Annamarie as she leads us in a discussion about poetry and spirituality. Poetry for Prayer will be occurring biweekly so make sure to attend next time if you can’t make it this week!

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

4:30 – 6 pm “The Role of Finance in an Inclusive Economy: From Wealth Capture to Real Wealth Creation” lecture (rescheduled from last week) by Dr. Charles Clark in the Radnor Room in the Connelly Center

Graduate Monthly Mass at 5:30 in Corr

St. Thomas of Villanova Parish Retreat: “Treasures of our Faith: The Seven Sacraments”
12:05 in Rosemont Chapel or 7 pm in Villanova Church (same talk is repeated), Sacraments of Healing: Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick
Wednesday, Feb. 11th

St. Thomas of Villanova Parish Retreat: “Treasures of our Faith: The Seven Sacraments”
12:05 in Rosemont Chapel or 7 pm in Villanova Church (same talk is repeated), Sacraments of Vocation (Service): Matrimony and Holy Orders

Thursday, Feb. 12th

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

Friday, Feb. 13th

Interested in learning Latin or brushing up on your Latin skills? Come read and translate Augustine’s Confessions with Carl! 12:05 Mass first and then Latin in the Lounge. Email Carl at cvenne01@villanova.edu if you plan on attending.

Saturday, Feb. 14th

Happy Valentine’s Day!

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” (1 Corinthians 13:4-7)

Feb. 2nd – 8th

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

The book club will be reading Evelyn Waugh’s “Brideshead Revisited” this semester! Email Michael Hagan at mhagan3@villanova.edu if interested in participating. Details to come soon.

Are you a man and interested in taking some quiet time to reflect?  Consider going to the Men’s Quiet Retreat Feb. 6-8th! This weekend retreat held at St. Anselm’s Abbey in Washington D.C. will be spent in quiet prayer and conversation that will include the liturgy of the hours, reflections on spirituality in community, and small group conversations.  Space is limited. Register Online Now! Contact john.p.edwards@villanova.edu if interested.

Are you a woman and interested in learning more about the women in the gospels? Consider going on the “Called by Name”: Hidden Women in the Gospels retreat Feb. 20-22nd! This weekend for women will be a facilitated experience of prayer and reflection, input and conversation led by Sr. Clare D’Auria, OSF at the Franciscan Spiritual Center, Aston, PA.  Participants will invite some of the unnamed women in the Gospels to speak to them about themselves, our world today, and the Jesus who continues to call us to discipleship.  Space is limited. Contact john.p.edwards@villanova.edu if interested.  Register Online Now!

Poetry for Prayer will be starting up on Feb. 10th at Noon in the Lounge

Graduate Monthly Mass Tuesday, Feb. 10th at 5:30 Mass in Corr

This Week day by day:

Tuesday, Feb. 3rd

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

Theology on Tap 7:30 pm at Flip and Bailey’s (upstairs), the talk will be given by our graduate theology student Fiona Shovlin. Theology on Tap is a speaker series designed for young adults to meet others and explore topics of faith in a relaxed, social environment. Free food is always served.

Thursday, Feb. 5th

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

Come out and see the graduate theology men’s basketball team play in Jake Nevin at 8 pm!  They’re undefeated so far and they’re gearing up for the play-offs!

Friday, Jan. 6th

Interested in learning Latin or brushing up on your Latin skills? Come read and translate Augustine’s Confessions with Carl! 12:05 Mass first and then Latin in the Lounge.

Jan. 26th – Feb. 1st

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

The book club will be reading Evelyn Waugh’s “Brideshead Revisited” this semester! Email Michael Hagan at mhagan3@villanova.edu if interested in participating. Details to come soon.

Are you a man and interested in taking some quiet time to reflect?  Consider going to the Men’s Quiet Retreat Feb. 6-8th! This weekend retreat held at St. Anselm’s Abbey in Washington D.C. will be spent in quiet prayer and conversation that will include the liturgy of the hours, reflections on spirituality in community, and small group conversations.  Space is limited. Register Online Now! Contact john.p.edwards@villanova.edu if interested.

Are you a woman and interested in learning more about the women in the gospels? Consider going on the “Called by Name”: Hidden Women in the Gospels retreat Feb. 20-22nd! This weekend for women will be a facilitated experience of prayer and reflection, input and conversation led by Sr. Clare D’Auria, OSF at the Franciscan Spiritual Center, Aston, PA.  Participants will invite some of the unnamed women in the Gospels to speak to them about themselves, our world today, and the Jesus who continues to call us to discipleship.  Space is limited. Contact john.p.edwards@villanova.edu if interested.  Register Online Now!

This Week day by day:

Tuesday, Jan. 27th

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

“The Role of Finance in an Inclusive Economy: From Wealth Capital to Real Wealth Creation,” a lecture by Dr. Charles M. A. Clark from 4:30 – 5 pm in the Connelly Center: Radnor/St. David’s Room, part of the series on Catholic Social Thought and the financial crisis

Thursday, Jan. 29th

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

Friday, Jan. 30th

Sunday, February 1st

Join us in going to the Art Museum for pay-what-you-wish Sunday! If you are taking the train meet us at the Art Museum (entrance by the Rocky steps) at noon.  If you want to carpool, meet Charlie in the Main Lot parking lot across from the church at 11 am. Please email Mariana at mflore03@villanova.edu if you plan on coming so we know if we should look for you! Don’t worry, we will be home in time for the Superbowl!

Jan 19th – 25th

Announcements!

What to keep on your schedule:

The book club will be reading Evelyn Waugh’s “Brideshead Revisited” this semester! Email Michael Hagan at mhagan3@villanova.edu if interested in participating.

We’re going to the Art Museum Sunday, February 1st! Sundays are pay what you wish! If you are taking the train meet us at the Art Museum (entrance by the Rocky steps) at noon.  If you want to carpool, meet Charlie in the Main Lot parking lot across from the church at 11 am. Please email Mariana at mflore03@villanova.edu if you plan on coming so we know if we should look for you!

This Week day by day:

Monday, Jan. 19th

Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Do something for others!

Tuesday, Jan. 20th

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

Thursday, Jan. 22nd

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

Friday, Jan. 23rd

“Minor Graces: Towards an Augustinian Mundanity” by Philosophy professor, Dr. James Wetzel – St. Rita’s Community Room 12:00 – 1:30

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