Happy Easter Season!

4/25 (Monday)

  • Easter Monday, No Classes.

 4/26 (Tuesday)

  • Sant’Egidio Prayer Community. All are invited to join in a weekly prayer in Corr Chapel from 7:00-7:30 p.m. It is the prayer of the Community of Sant’Egidio, a movement of lay people in over 70 countries that is dedicated to living out the Gospel through prayer, solidarity with the poor, and service to peace. For more information, please contact kathryn.getek@villanova.edu at the Center for Peace and Justice Education. 


 4/27 (Wednesday)

  1. Salve Regina Plainchant
  2. O Quam Gloriosum T L de Victoria
  3. O Magnum Mysterium T L de Victoria
  4. Ave Verum W Byrd
  5. Cantate Domino C Monteverdi
  6. Ave Maria G Palestrina
  7. Sicut cervus G Palestrina
  8. Laudate Dominum G Pitoni
  9. Ave Verum W A Mozart
  10. Cantique de Jean Racine G Faure


  1. Locus iste A Bruckner
  2. Ubi caritas M Duruflé p22 Tantum ergo M Duruflé
  3. Ave Maria I Stravinsky
  4. Exsultet (US première) Neil Martin
  5. A new song J Macmillan
  6. Magnificat A Pärt
  7. Be thou my vision arr S Chatman

4/28 (Thursday)

  • 7-9pm, Driscoll Auditorium: The film, “Nine Days That Changed the World,”chronicles the 9-day pilgrimage of Pope John Paul II to his native Poland in June of 1979 and asserts that this historic visit precipitated the fall of communism in Eastern Europe and later the Soviet Union. The documentary, which features archival footage and interviews with a variety of international experts, highlights the Pope’s message of freedom through faith.The film’s producers, Newt and Callista Gingrich, will introduce the screening and sign DVDs immediately afterward. DVDs will be available for purchase. This event is being co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Kosciuszko Foundation (http://www.thekf.org). For more information:  teresa.wojcik@villanova.edu


  • Graduate Student Council Study Break: 6 PM East Lounge, Dougherty Hall FREE FOOD AND DRINKS: BYOB: Must bring Student ID! Limit one bottle of wine OR one 6-pack of beer per person.

 4/29 (Friday)

  •  Theological Symposium– St. Thomas Aquinas and the Church: Theo-Centric Ecclesiology at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington D.C., Friday and Saturday. Speakers include Archbishop Augustine Di Noia, OP, Fr. Jonathan Robinson (Toronto Oratory), Fr. Guy Mansini, OSB (St. Meinrad Archabbey), Fr.Benoit-Dominique de La Soujeole, OP (Fribourg University, Switzerland), and Fr. Charles Morerod, OP (Rector of the Angelicum, Secretary of the International Theological Commission). To register, please contact Ms. Honya Weeks at assistant@dhs.edu. This event is free and open to the public.

4/30 (Saturday)

  • Theological Symposium: St. Thomas Aquinas and the Church: Theo-Centric Ecclesiology


  • World Youth Day: Madrid, Spain 2011: graduate student Sr. Uyen-Chi Dang, ACJ will be attending World Youth Day this summer and has extended the invitation to travel with the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart. Please email her directly at uyen-chi.dang@villanova.edu for brochure and questions.
  • End-Of-Year Ecumenical Prayer Service & Reception: Mark Your Calendars! Monday, May 2nd at 4:15pm in Corr Chapel. Reception to follow in Corr Hall Lobby.
  • “Life Awareness Retreat”– Malvern, PA; June 10-12th, 2011. A Retreat Weekend for Single Catholic Adults thinking about Religious Life.  Join a group of single men and women, 18-40 years old, for a weekend to explore the possibility of life as a Sister, Brother, or Priest. Sponsored by the vocation directors of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in collaboration with Serra Clubs throughout the diocese. Contact Fr. Kevin for more information. kevin.deprinzio@villanova.edu, (610) 519-7548.
  • Philadelphia Orchestra: Any student interested in $10 tickets to the final performances of the season should contact Andrew (cthomp10@villanova.edu) ASAP. The calendar may be consulted here: http://www.philorch.org/calendar.html#4-2011-all.
  • Brideshead Revisited: The final episodes of the 1981 television adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s novel will be shown the afternoon of Friday, May 6th in the Peace & Justice room (time TBA.) Prior to the screening, we will review the plot of the preceding episodes. Please contact Andrew (cthomp10@villanova.edu) with any questions.