Center for Service and Social Justice

Center for Service

Spring '15 Service Break Experience

SBE leader pair applications due November 7th!

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Seeking to embody the Gospel call through Augustinian Tradition and Catholic Social Teaching, the Campus Ministry Center for Service and Social Justice is committed to transforming the minds and hearts of the Villanova community through service, advocacy, and justice education. Calling the Villanova community to commit to the challenge of solidarity and activism, we prophetically work for the common good through reciprocal partnerships and accompaniment with our local and global neighbors.  

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Sunday Mass
7:30AM, 10:30AM
5:30PM, 7 & 9PM
St. Thomas of Villanova Church

Saturday Vigil Mass
5:30PM
Corr Chapel

Daily Mass (Mon–Fri)
12:05 & 5:30PM
Corr Chapel  

Sacrament of Reconciliation
3:30–4:30PM Tue & Wed
St. Thomas of Villanova Church  

[610] 519–4080
[610] 519–6020 (fax)
cmcommunication@villanova.edu

St. Rita Hall
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Interested in Getting Involved with Campus Ministry? We offer over 50 programs that are sure to fit every personality and lifestyle!


Service & Volunteering
Retreats
Liturgical Ministry
Music
Faith-Sharing & Support Groups

In the spirit of St. Augustine, who urged his followers to search for God together, please consider the following reflection. Responding to the Pharisees question of “which commandment in the law is the greatest, Jesus sets forth what appears to be two commandments, but in reality they are both essential parts of the single commandment TO LOVE. Jesus message is clear: to love God is to love other people. They are inseparable. God, ourselves, and others form the triad that is the expression of love. The Exodus reading teaches us that love is expressed in actions, such as compassion, mercy, kindness and forgiveness. If our hearts are open we are freed to love.

Get involved in action that seeks to bring about peace and justice in the world, learn about Catholic Social Teaching, and social justice advocacy. Campus Ministry sponsors Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week and CRS Ambassadors Program Program as a means to educate the Villanova community on current local and global issues.

In addition, Campus Ministry works in collaboration with Villanova’s Center for Peace & Justice Education, which offers an academic interdisciplinary program on topics of world peace and social justice as well as sponsors student groups affiliated with specific issues of justice.

For more information contact William Stehl (610-519-5179).