Residential Outreach

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The Center for Residential Ministry within Mission & Ministry works with Residence Life to foster community and create opportunities for personal and spiritual growth within the residence halls.

Just as St. Augustine celebrated friendship as a place to encounter God, our Graduate Resident Ministers (GRMs) and Peer Ministers (PMs) help to create an atmosphere that supports students in building friendships with their peers and growing in their relationships with God.


Ministering to Our Residents

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Graduate Resident Ministers (GRM) and Peer Ministers (PM) provide a ministerial presence in first-year residence halls and throughout campus to students of all backgrounds and faiths.

They work together in residence halls offering a “ministry of presence" as they go door-to-door, getting to know students and offering a welcoming space to connect. 

Through events and programs that promote community building, meaningful connection, and faith sharing, they strive to create an atmosphere of acceptance and open-mindedness geared towards making every student at Villanova feel welcome, known, and loved.

Whether it's small group sharing, bake nights, or one-on-one conversations with their residents, Villanova's GRMs and PMs are here for you!


Meet the Ministers

A tight-knit community of undergraduate and graduate students, Graduate Resident Ministers and Peer Ministers live in residence halls throughout campus to foster community and support Campus Ministry events.

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Harrison Bell

Stanford Hall

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Sofia Guizar

Caughlin Hall

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Guinevere Keith

Stanford Hall

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Omar Renteria

McGuire Hall

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Jessica Crockett-Murphy

St. Katherine Hall

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Nicole Infanzon

O'Dwyer Hall

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Samuel Odidi

Good Counsel Hall

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Cornelius Ugwu

St. Monica Hall

Check back soon!

Program Director
John P. Edwards. PhD
(610) 519-3507

Associate Director for Peer Ministry
Meghan Dietzler
(610) 519-5178