Main Events:

This year’s Saint Augustine Lecture will occur on Tuesday at 7:30pm in Driscoll Hall Auditorium. See below for more details.

Poetry for Prayer invites you to print these few Czeslaw Milosz Poems, tuck them in a pocket, & occasionally mull them in the small minutes of your days. Then join the reflection this Friday, Sept. 13, at 1:00 in comfy Corr lounge.  We’ll discuss a new poet/poems every two weeks.  Spread the words, bring a friend.  Questions, comments, or recommendations for future poems, contact Scott (

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. Contact Dan ( if you have questions or need a ride.

Latin Lunches have been moved from the Library to the Theology Lounge! The time is ≈ 11:30 to 1:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays (unless otherwise noted). All are welcome!

What to keep on your schedule:

Graduate Student Monthly Mass – Tuesday September 17th at the daily 5:30 mass in Corr Chapel. All are welcome to attend as we gather in prayer. Dr. Brunk will be receiving the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick at this mass. Please also join us for fellowship afterward.

St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service – September 28th. This is an outstanding opportunity to work together and spend a day serving the community around us. Sign up here. Search for “Theology Graduate Students” under the group list.

This Week Day by Day:

Tuesday, Sept 10th

Latin Lunch-11:30 to 1:00 in the theology lounge.

2:00PM Comps Workshop: In the student lounge, there will be a workshop for students preparing to take comprehensive exams. It will give you an opportunity to go over the process in detail and, of course, to ask any questions you may have.

7:30PM Lecture Driscoll Hall Auditorium: Robert Dodaro, O.S.A. Istituto Patristico Augustinianum. Language Matters: Augustine’s Use of Literary Decorum Theory in Theological Argument.

Wednesday, Sept 11th

“Original Shin” plays their first soccer match at 7:45 out under the lights of Villanova Stadium. Come out and cheer! And if you want an idea of the talent level you’ll see, check out this video.

Thursday, Sept 12th

Latin Lunch: Due to a GTSC meeting, will begin at 1:00 in the Theology Lounge.

Friday, Sept 13th

1:00 Poetry for Prayer in Corr lounge (across from entrance to Corr Chapel)
Topic: Czeslaw Milosz Poems (pdf)

7:30 Amanda Mathew’s Band Struggle City and Friends at the New Leaf Cafe!

Please see our page called “Lectures and Other Academic Events” for all other lectures not listed above, especially for the World Religion’s Day panel. Click at the top of the page, or click here.

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.