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Week of 30 March 2020



Virtual Mass at St. Thomas of Villanova Parish

Take part in the Liturgy with the St. Thomas of Villanova Parish. Click here for the Virtual Mass Link.

Monday - Friday 12pm Daily Mass

Saturday, 9:00am daily mass and 5:00pm vigil mass

Sunday 7:30am, 9:00am, and 10:30am masses

Texts of Sunday homilies from Augustinian friars are available:

A list of other opportunities to connect can be found here.


Centering Prayer Online

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1pm

Tuesday Centering Prayer:

Zoom:, Meeting ID: 532 950 859

Phone:  16465588656,,532950859#

Thursday Centering Prayer:

Zoom:, Meeting ID: 435 273 057

Phone: 16465588656,,435273057#

During the meditation, an inspirational prayer or text will be shared by the leader followed by 25-minute silent meditation. At the end of each meditation, the leader will open up the meeting for conversation.

Information on centering prayer can be found here. Contact Linda Jaczynski for more information.




Villanova on The Hill Fall Immersion Program

Deadline Extended to April 6

Villanova on The Hill offers students a weeklong immersive experience that explores all aspects of the policymaking and political ecosystem of Washington D.C., and how individuals from a variety of backgrounds and in a broad range of professions make it work. The theme is Breaking Down the Beltway—How Washington D.C., Really Works. This trip is open to sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students from all schools and colleges. For more information and to apply click here.


Online Lenten Retreat for Faculty, Staff and Graduate/Law Students

Thursday April 9 at 10-11am via Zoom

This Lenten season has been unlike any other, as it has been paralleled by our ongoing journey through the “wilderness” of dealing with COVID-19. Please join with colleagues to reflect together on the strength we draw from our faith, as we walk through Holy Week together. Click here to register.


Registration Schedule for 2020-21

Phase One: Fall Registration Rising 3L Students

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 5:30 PM, Registration Begins
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Noon, Registration Ends

Phase Two: Spring Registration Rising 3L Students

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 5:30 PM, Registration Begins
Thursday, April 9, 2020 at Noon, Registration Ends

Phase Three: Fall Registration Rising 2L Students

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 12:00 PM, Registration Begins
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM, Registration Ends

Phase Four: Spring Registration Rising 2L Students

Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 12:00 PM, Registration Begins
Friday, April 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM, Registration Ends


Waitlist opens for Rising 3L students at 9:30 am, Friday, April 17

Waitlist opens for Rising 2L students at 1:00 pm, Friday, April 17




Congratulations to the Newly Elected Board of the Villanova Law Review

The Villanova Law Review Volume 65 Editorial Board has elected the following members to lead the Villanova Law Review for Volume 66.  Please join us in congratulating them:

Executive Board

Editor-in-Chief   Michael Schwab

Executive Editor   Shelby Krafka


Managing Board

Managing Editor of Research and Writing   Madeline Smith

Managing Editor of Production  Monika Chawla

Managing Editor of Operations  Jillian Brennan

Managing Editor of Tolle Lege  Hannah Schroer


Editorial Board

Student Works Editors:

     David Bertone

     Brianna Borgolini

     Connor DeFillipis

     Zachary Epstein

     Jennifer Paccico

Articles Editors:

     Mark Bell

     Yulia Khromyak

     Jennifer Harchut

     Elizabeth Robbins

     Gabriella Scott

     Michael Schwartz

     Fionna Steele

Online Editors:

     Jennifer Black

     Anna Glorioso

     Pat Smith

Associate Editors:

     Chelsea Eret

     Erin Fountaine

     Eric Nascone

     Jack O'Connor

     Danielle Rheaume

     Madison Slupe

We appreciate the hard work of all of our members and are confident in their ability to lead the journal into the next year.

Online Student Resource

Professor Corso has created an online resource for students (thank you Professor Corso!):

This resource has tabs for Online Technology, Course Registration, Student Services, Study Aids & Exams, Career Strategy & Externships, the Bar, Wellness, and more.  Bookmark it on your computer. Although you can find much of this information in other locations, we wanted to provide key information in one spot.


Gazette Submissions

Items for the next issue must be submitted to by 3pm on Friday.