• This semester’s Closing Christian Ecumenical Prayer Service will be held on Thursday, May 3rd at 4pm in Corr Chapel.  All are welcome!
  • The final Graduate Student Monthly Mass of the semester will be held on May 1, 2012.  Please contact Lauren at if you would like to participate.
  • Stay tuned for a possible departmental graduation celebration on Sunday, May 20th. Details to follow.
  • Faith, Fire, and Fellowship will be hosted at Matt Riddle’s house on May 11.  This is a potluck style dinner party, all students and significant others are invited.  RSVP to Matt:

This Week!

Monday, April 30th

Tuesday, May 1st
  • Final GTSC Monthly Mass of the Year!  All are invited to join the GTSC at 5:20 in Corr Chapel for our final community Mass of the year.  Please contact Lauren Joyce to be involved:
  • PULSE: People Uplifting Lives through Scripture Everyday 6-7pm. Pulse will meet in the Devon Room, Connelly Center. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Arielle Benjamin and Denise Diadyk at

Wednesday, May 2nd

  • Sant’Egidio Prayer Service.  6pm in Corr Hall Chapel.
  • Group Centering Prayer: Please join fellow theology students at 3pm in Corr Chapel to take time to recenter yourself in God’s presence.  (Non-denominational prayer.)
Thursday, May 3rd
  • Closing Ecumenical Prayer Service for the Theology Department.  As the semester draws to a close, we end this academic year as we began it: together in prayer.  All are welcome to this prayer service beginning at 4pm in Corr Chapel.  Refreshments will follow in Corr Hall.  Please contact Lauren Joyce at to be involved in the prayer service.
  • Final Day of Graduate Classes for the semester.
Friday, May 4th
Saturday, May 5th
Sunday, May 6th
  • Church without Walls!  This annual Villanova tradition marks the formal end of the school year.  At this final liturgy before students begin to travel home for the summer, the campus community bids farewell to the graduates in a Mass literally without walls- hosted outside in the Mendel Field at 4:15.  (There will be no Mass at 6pm or 10pm today.  There will be a normal indoor Mass in the church at 8pm.)
Upcoming Conferences
  • Theology and Communications in Dialogue, a conference sponsored by the USCCB, Santa Clara University, and the Pontifical Council for Communications, will be held on June 25- 27 in Santa Clara, CA.  More information can be found here.
  • Christian Scholarship in the 21st Century: Prospects and Perils.  May 18- 19, 2012 at Biola University.  More information can be found here.