Main Events:

Jewish Faith and Life lectures on Monday (Conscience of the Holocaust) and Tuesday (Sexual Morality and Diversity in the Hebrew Bible: Readings in Genesis)

Faith Sharing (Wednesday) and Soul Sessions (Friday)

Poetry for Prayer … invites you to print these Wendell Berry poems and browse them in your free time.  They’ll be the focus of our discussion around the hearth of the Presidents’ Lounge in Connelly on Friday from 1:00 – 2:00.  Questions: ask Scott (

What to keep on your schedule: 

St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service – September 28th. Last chance to sign up here. Search for “Theology Graduate Students” under the group list. Also…

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!

Latin Lunches continue in the Theology Lounge. The time is ≈ 11:30 to 1:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays (unless otherwise noted).

This Week Day by Day:

Monday, Sept 23rd

“Conscience of the Holocaust” by Rabbi Alan Iser – 1:30pm Falvey Rm 205

Theology On Tap at 8pm at Bryn Mawr Beef and Ale. “Chaos vs. Calm: How does ritual fit in a modern world?” by Brian McCabe, Campus Minister

Adoration tonight after the 5:30pm Mass and it will go on till about 8:15pm then Benediction. Adoration happens every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month.

Tuesday, Sept 24th

Latin Lunch (Medieval): 11:30-1 in the theology lounge.

“Sexual Morality and Diversity in the Hebrew Bible: Readings in Genesis” – 4pm, Falvey Library Speakers’ Corner

“Making Markets Progressive: Structuring Markets So that Income Doesn’t Flow Up” is part of a yearlong series on Catholic Social Thought and Economic Justice sponsored by the Office for Mission & Ministry – 4:30pm, Driscoll Auditorium

Join some fellow grad students to pray the Rosary at 5pm in the grotto (or Corr depending on weather)

Wednesday, Sept 25th

Faith Sharing: Do you want to discuss your faith with others? Do you want to learn new ways to relate your faith to Scripture? Join us 3:30-4:30 to discuss faith in a safe place. The meeting place will be determined Monday (9/23) afternoon. Contact Erik ( with any questions.

“Catholic Education and Catechesis: Traditions, Tensions, and Transformations in the Church’s Educational Mission” by Dr. Fayette Veverka – 4:00 pm, Devon Room of the Connelly Center

Original Shin looks to bounce back from their loss – tonight at 7:45.

Thursday, Sept 26th

Latin Lunch (Early Church): Begins at 12:45 in the theology lounge.

Theology Un-tapped, 8PM, Connelly Center: “Chaos vs. Calm: How does ritual fit in a modern world?” Brian McCabe, Campus Minister

Friday, Sept 27th

Soul Sessions, Prayer and Meditation for Grad Students – 9am, St. Rita Hall Rm 113.

Poetry for Prayer (print: Wendell Berry poems): 1-2pm in Presidents’ Lounge, Connelly Center

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.