• Attention Graduate Students!  Next week is the Integrative Colloquium, which is a *mandatory* course requirement for us!  Check out details for the week here– many exciting events are planned for us!
    Thank you to everyone who participated in the St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service! You made a big difference to the Papa Playground community!  If you were inspired by this event and would like to consider serving more in the future, click here for some further service opportunities.
  • The Graduate Student Monthly Mass for October will be held next Tuesday, Oct. 2nd at 5:30pm in Corr Chapel.  A Rosary will precede Mass at 5:00pm.  Talk to Daniel Madden if you’d like to be involved:
  • ‘GET REAL’ Small Group Program.  Campus Ministry is seeking graduate Theology and/or Counseling/Education students to oversee and facilitate a small group comprised of freshman students that meet once a week to step back, slow down, and reflect.  For more information, please contact Dr. Joyce Zavarich, Director of Pastoral Ministry Education and Internship

This Week!

Monday, September 24th

Volunteer with the VU Special Olympics!  Attend the information session at 7:30pm in Dogherty East Lounge to learn more.

Tuesday, September 25th

Wednesday, September 26th

Thursday, September 27th

Alasdair MacIntyre comes to campus to receive the Civitas Dei Medal from the Office for Mission and Ministry.  Professor MacIntyre will address the crowd, giving a short speech followed by a panel discussion.  4:30pm in the Villanova Room of the Connelly Center.  RSVP ASAP to Marcella Bray in the Office of Mission and Ministry:

Friday, September 28th

Restorative Justice for Philadelphia Conference on campus, hosted by the Center for Peace and Justice Education.  More information here.

Food, Fire, & Fellowship!  The annual student fall soirée will be this friday at Matt Riddle’s house.  Potluck and BYOB. Wear warm clothes, so you’re prepared to hang out around the fire outside! Significant others welcome.  Address: 43 North Ridge Ave, Ambler PA 19002

Saturday, September 29th

College Day for many museums and cultural sites in the city!  Students enjoy free and discounted tickets and entrance fees.  Look here and here for more info.  Luke is organizing a group to go into town.  Email if interested:

Sunday, September 30th

Mark Your Calendar:

The next “Ethics for Lunch” will host Professor William May from UVA.  Mendel Hall room 103, Thursday October 4th at 11:30am.

Upcoming Conferences:

Villanova’s Graduate ‘Integrative Colloquium.’ October 4th, 4:30- 7:15, Falvey Library.  Held each fall, this colloquium aims to (a) practice and facilitate unitas, the integration, or synthesis, of knowledge in the midst of a community of learners; (b) facilitate and advance academic dialogue among students and faculty; and (c) demonstrate the interdisciplinary nature of theological inquiry in the Augustinian Tradition.  All faculty teaching, and all students enrolled in, graduate courses participate in the Colloquium.  Student participation is a course requirement.  We will conclude this important event with a wine and cheese reception.