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Catholic Worship at Villanova University

altar with chalices and paten holding bread to be consecrated

That bread which you can see on the altar, sanctified by the word of God, is the body of Christ. ...  If you receive [it] well, you are yourselves what you receive.—St. Augustine, Sermon 227

Liturgical life on campus is at the heart of our Augustinian tradition and values of truth, unity and love. All students are welcome to join in our celebrations. We also invite students to share their talents through singing, lectoring and other ministries.

Sundays, June 5–July 31
 7 PM | St. Thomas of Villanova Church

Click here for the livestream links for Sunday evening Masses. For other options, see the parish's weekend schedule.

When the University is closed for inclement weather, all scheduled liturgical offerings for that day are canceled.

See list of worship opportunities for details.

Monday–Thursday, May 9–Aug. 18*

12:05 PM | Corr Chapel

No Friday daily Masses

*Week of June 13: Daily Mass will be celebrated in St. Thomas of Villanova Church due to the Augustinian Chapter.

The full Sunday Mass schedule, including celebration of La Misa en Español, will resume in August. Check back for details.

Click here for the livestream links for Sunday evening Masses. For other options, see the parish's weekend schedule.

When the University is closed for inclement weather, all scheduled liturgical offerings for that day are canceled.

See list of worship opportunities for details.

To schedule an appointment during the summer months, email the Rev. Aldo Potencio, OSA, or the Rev. Joseph Calderone, OSA.

We invite you to connect in spirit with other Villanovans through virtual devotions and personal reflection.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 

Adoration will resume in the fall semester.

Submit a Prayer Intention

Whatever is on your mind or heart, your Villanova community will lift it up in prayer. Submit your petitions to be remembered at our Centering Prayer twice a week, as well as at daily Mass. Note. Names and requests are not shared aloud or posted publicly. 

Spend Time With Scripture

Read or listen to the daily readings and watch video reflections at the US Bishops’ website.

Journey With Augustine

Set aside time each week for video meditations presented by Art Purcaro, OSA, and based on Augustine's Confessions.

Find a Homily

Texts of Sunday homilies from Augustinians are available on the Province website.

students lighting each other's candles at Mass

Liturgy Questions?

Contact Mathew Verghese.

Augustinian Vocations

Augustinian brother preparing incense in back of church

Are you or is someone you know discerning a call to be a religious priest or brother? Learn more about vocations to the Order of St. Augustine.