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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.

Special Upcoming Liturgies

Monday, September 11, 2023 - Villanova Remembers

At the 12:05 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Masses in Corr Chapel on Monday, September 11, we will read the names of the 15 Villanova Alumni who died on 9/11. There will be a memorial display throughout the week in Corr Chapel.

Sunday, September 24, 2023 - Family Weekend Mass

Join members of the Villanova community at 11 a.m. on Sunday, September 24 in the Finneran Pavilion for a celebration of Sunday Mass to close out Family Weekend.

Fall Liturgy Schedule 2023

Sunday Mass

Members of the Villanova community and beyond are welcome to join us for Sunday Mass at the following times:

3 p.m. (Spanish) in Corr Hall Chapel

5, 7 and 9 p.m. (English) in St Thomas of Villanova Church

Sunday Masses in St. Thomas of Villanova Church are also available to view via livestream.

Please note that the Mass schedule will be adjusted on the following Sundays:

Oct. 8 - 7 p.m. only (Fall Break)

Oct. 15 - 7 & 9 p.m. only (Fall Break)

Nov. 26 - 7 & 9 p.m. only (Thanksgiving Break)

Dec. 17 - 7 p.m. only

After December 17, the full Sunday schedule will resume on Sunday, January 21, 2024

Daily Mass

Daily Mass is celebrated in Corr Hall Chapel, Monday through Friday at 12:05 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Please note the following exceptions:

Monday, Sept. 4 - No Daily Mass (Labor Day)

Monday, Oct. 8 to Friday, Oct. 15 - 12:05 p.m. only (Fall Break)

Wednesday, Nov. 23 - 12:05 p.m. only (Thanksgiving Holiday)

Thursday, Nov. 24 to Friday, Nov. 25 - No Daily Mass (Thanksgiving Holiday)

Wednesday, Dec. 20 to Thursday, Dec. 21 - 12:05 p.m. only

Friday, Dec. 22 - No Daily Mass


The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated at the following times in St Thomas of Villanova Church:

Tuesday, Wednesday - 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Thursday - 8 to 9 p.m.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation will not be celebrated on the following dates:

Tuesday, Oct. 10 to Thursday Oct. 12 (Fall Break)

Wednesday, Nov. 22 to Thursday, Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving Break)

Please contact Mathew Verghese with any questions.

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

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 

Wednesdays, 6–10 p.m. | Corr Chapel

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

Two Augustinian friars chatting and laughing

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.