• This is the last blog post of the year!  Holy Holidays everyone!
  • ConceptVillanova’s Interdisciplinary Journal of Graduate Research is now accepting submissions and volunteers to serve as peer-reviewers and editors. Grad Theology has made a strong showing in Concept in the past as both ediors/reviewers and published authors…let’s keep it up! For additional information, see

This Week!

Monday, December 12th

  • “Latin Lunches” 12:30-1:30; Meet with Dr. McGuire and interested Grad Students to learn/study Ecclesiastical Latin in the Gathering Room. Email Andrew ( for information.

Tuesday, December 13th

  • Sant’Egidio Prayer Service 6pm in Corr Chapel. All are welcome! For more information, please see The Community of Sant’Egidio website and contact Kathryn Getek Soltis, Director of the Center for Peace and Justice
  • PULSE: People Uplifting Lives through Scripture Everyday 6-7pm. Pulse will meet in the Devon Room, Connelly Center. This week will be the third official meeting, continuing to delve into scripture and Christian writings. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Arielle Benjamin and Denise Diadyk at

Wednesday, December 14th

  • Weekly Bible Study beginning at 12:30 on the Ground Floor of St. Rita’s. The Scripture readings will cover the upcoming Sunday Gospel each week. Contact for more info.

Thursday, December 15th 

Friday, December 16th

Saturday, December 17th

Sunday, December 18th

  • Winter Solstice Festival: 2pm @ St. Raphaela Retreat Center The musical ensamble Sanctuary will present a Winter Solstice prayer service this Advent-Christmas season.  The ensemble, directed by Dan Mason, Augustinian Affiliate, with founder Fr. Shawn Tracy, O.S.A., bring their music to the St. Raphaela Retreat Center in Haverford, PA.  The one hour program will celebrate creation through a musical window of psalms, sacred poetry, and Augustinian spirituality.  St. Raphaela Retreat Center: 616 Coopertown Rd. Haverford, PA 19041 (p) 800.834.6250 (w)

Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Events!

  • OMM Call for Papers! Catholic Social Teaching Conference in March 19-21, 2012: See HERE for more details. Deadline: December 31st, 2011
  • Arthology, Villanova’s journal of creative arts, is now accepting submissions: poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, photography, and artwork, e-mail submissions to