Main Events:

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.

What to keep on your schedule: 

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.

If you have any extra school supplies, coupons for non-perishable foods, or baby items, there is a box set up underneath the faculty mailboxes in the department to drop them off in. This collection will go out to different sites as part of the Day of Service. Thank you!

Campus Ministry provides many options for exploring and deepening your faith life. Daily Mass takes place Monday through Friday at 12:05 and 5:30 (Corr); Adoration happens after the 5:30 daily mass on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month (Corr); Rosary at 5:00PM every Tuesday (Grotto or Corr depending on weather); Centering Prayer at 5:00PM every Thursday (Corr); and Reconciliation every Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 (Church).

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!

This Week Day by Day:

Monday, Sept 16th

Theology On Tap at 8pm at Bryn Mawr Beef and Ale. The first topic is “Why Church? The value of community on a personal journey of faith”, Fr. Joe Mostardi, OSA, Director of the Center for Worship. Food provided; drink specials.

Tuesday, Sept 17th

Latin Lunch (Medieval): Cancelled.

4:30-6:30PM Bartley Hall 1011 (Amphitheater): Beginnings Lecture “From the Big Bang to Atoms.” Check out the entire series here (jpg).

Graduate Student Monthly Mass and celebration of the Sacrament of Anointing for Dr. Brunk at the regularly scheduled 5:30pm Mass at Corr Chapel. Please join us for fellowship afterward in the Connelly Center.

7:00PM Faith and Culture Lecture: RJ Snell will speak on ”The Terrible Covenant of Sloth” in Bartley Hall Auditorium.

Thursday, Sept 19th

Latin Lunch (Early Church): 11:30 to 1:00 in the theology lounge.

If you couldn’t make Theology On Tap, come to Theology Untapped at 8PM on campus in the Belle Air Terrace (Connelly Center). Food provided. The topic is the same as Monday’s: “Why Church? The value of community on a personal journey of faith”, Fr. Joe Mostardi, OSA, Director of the Center for Worship.

Please see our page called “Lectures and Other Academic Events” for all other lectures not listed above or for more info. 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.