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Monday, 2/14

  • Happy Valentine’s Day!
  • Lecture: 4:30-6 pm (Driscoll Hall Auditorium, Room 132) “T.S. Eliot: Bishop Becket on Broadway” or “What Are We To Make of Murder?” by James Wilson, an assistant professor in the Department of Humanities and Augustinian Traditions at Villanova University. His lecture is designed to complement the student theatre production of “Murder in the Cathedral,” which begins tomorrow. The lecture is sponsored by the Office for Mission & Ministry, and is part of the series, Catholic Imagination in the Arts, which is designed to demonstrate how religious faith informs and inspires the work of artists, writers, poets, playwrights, musicians, film makers and culture in the broadest sense. While not the exclusive focus of the series, the contributions of Catholics and the influence of Catholicism on the arts are emphasized.
  • Workshop: 3 pm (Garey Hall, Rm. 117) This resume writing workshop, developed by the Career Center, will help you identify what to include on your resume, and how to write it and format it effectively. Following all the steps in the workshop will result in a well designed and effective resume created in Microsoft Word. If you have already started or have a resume, the workshop will not only make your resume a better document, but help prepare you for upcoming interviews. No registration required.
  • Workshop: 4 pm (Garey Hall, Rm. 117) Make an outstanding first impression by building successful interviewing skills. Find out how to prepare for your interviews, what to do in the interview, and how to follow up after the interview. No registration required.

Tuesday, 2/15

  • Performance: 8 pm (Corr Chapel) The Villanova Student Theatre and the Office of Music Activities present Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot, directed by Fr. David Cregan, OSA. Other performances will take place on February 15-19 at 8pm and February 19 at 2pm. The production is part of the Catholic Imagination in the Arts series sponsored by the Office for Mission & Ministry. Tickets are $7 dollars for students and $10 for adults. Tickets can be obtained at http://www.villanovatix.com.

Wednesday, 2/16

  • Lecture: 4:30 pm (Driscoll Hall Auditorium, Room 132) “Making Space for Moral Failure,” by Lisa Tessman of SUNY Binghamton. Professor Tessman is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies and the director of graduate studies in philosophy.  Her areas of research and teaching include ethics (especially virtue ethics and feminist ethics), feminist philosophy, critical race theory and social and political philosophy. Her lecture is part of The Intersection of Virtue and Ethics series, dedicated to reflection on the many facets of the Catholic intellectual tradition. The series is sponsored by the Office for Mission & Ministry in collaboration with the departments of Theology & Religious Studies, Philosophy, Center for Peace and Justice Education, Villanova Center for Liberal Education, the Ethics and Honors programs.

Thursday, 2/17

  • Weekly Bible Study!: 1:00-2:00pm (SAC 310) Come join a discussion on next week’s Gospel Reading, found here: http://www.usccb.org/nab/022011.shtml  . Bible Studies are facilitated by Dr. Paul Danove of the Theology department.

Friday, 2/18

  • Student Presentations: 2 – 4:30 pm (Bartley Hall, Rm. 024) Please join your colleagues for the GTSC hosted Villanova Theology Graduate Student Research Presentations.  This semester Carl Vater and Jeffrey Mayer will each be presenting their research.  The title of Carl’s paper is “Impassibilis Deus Patietur et Morietur: St. Thomas on the Cries of the Crucified One.”  The title of Jeff’s paper is “Kenotic Knowledge is Power: A Dialogue Between Mystical Theology and Christian Pacifism.”  There will be a brief reception in SAC following the presentations.

    Coming Soon

    February 22 and 24: The first-year students last semester had a discussion about how their faith and study of theology academically have influenced one another and from the feed back we received these discussions went well.  We will be holding two similar discussion on the 22 and 24 of February from 6-8 pm.  These times overlap both evening classes each night so that whether you have the early class or the late class you will be able to attend an hour of the discussion, so in effect it will actually be four one hour long discussions.

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