Main Events:

Theology Department Opening Prayer Service – please join us to welcome in the new school year in prayer and thanksgiving on Tuesday September 3rd at 4:00pm in Corr Chapel. A reception with wine and cheese will follow in the lobby across from the chapel. We hope to see you there!

Latin Lunches are beginning again, starting this Thursday!  Our readings will be taken from a variety of Patristic, Medieval, and Modern sources. Contact Ben ( if you have any questions. Anyone is welcome to attend, regardless of Latin experience! Starting next week, the schedule for Latin Lunches be every Tuesday and Thursday (unless otherwise noted on the blog) from 11:30-1:00 in the first floor lounge of Falvey Library. Bring your dictionaries!

What to keep on your schedule:

St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service – this is an outstanding opportunity to work together and spend a day serving the community around us. The actual event is Saturday September 28th but it’s never to early to sign up here. Search for “Theology Graduate Students” under the group list. You can find more info about the day here. Family and significant others are also welcome to participate.

Graduate Student Monthly Mass – Tuesday September 17th at the daily 5:30 mass in Corr Chapel. Please also join us for fellowship afterward.

Come out and support and listen to Struggle City and Friends featuring our own Amanda Mathew as she and her band play their last show. The event is Friday, September 13th at the New Leaf Cafe in Rosemont. More details will follow on going as a group.

This Week Day by Day:

Tuesday, Sept 3rd

Theology Department Opening Prayer Service, 4pm in Corr

Thursday, Sept 5th

Latin Lunch, 11:30-1:00 in the first floor lounge of Falvey Library

Friday, Sept 6th

This day in cultural history: In 1791, Mozart’s opera “La Clemenza di Tito” premiers in Prague. Probably can’t think of a better way to spend a friday afternoon. . .

Things happening outside Villanova:

Campus Philly’s College Day, on September 28th, offers free admission to select museums in Philadelphia with your college ID as well as music and food and other cultural events.