Center for Service and Social Justice

Center for Service

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.  

Social Justice Education

CRS Ambassador's Program
Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week
Act! Speak! Build! Week

Post Graduate Opportunities

Post-Graduate Volunteer Fair

Campus Ministry Social Media

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  

St. Thomas of Villanova Parish Schedule

[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 this reflection on Sunday’s Gospel: Before the beginning of his public ministry, Jesus is taken by God’s Spirit into the wilderness. Mark describes this with two unique phrases: Jesus was “with the wild beasts” and “the angels ministered to him.” In the wilderness, Jesus gets a foretaste of the threat and chaos he will encounter as he lives out God’s way in a hostile world. Here he is called to be with the ‘beasts’ of fear and brokenness that are part of every human life. But here too he finds angels – and is reminded that God’s abiding presence accompanies him every step of the way. What beasts are you confronting in your spiritual journey? How might you know God’s ministering presence, even in the wilderness?

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).


Post Grad Volunteer Fair
12–3 PM
November 21, 2014
E & W Lounges of Dougherty Hall

For those students who are considering a year of volunteer service after graduation, make an appointment to meet with Irene King, Director, Center for Service and Social Justice. Most volunteers receive room and board, stipend, and health insurance. Americorps Education Grants ($5000+) are frequently available to offset college loans or graduate school tuition.

You can begin your search for a post graduate volunteer position at the Catholic Volunteer Network website—then schedule a meeting with Irene to explore the opportunities further.  Check out their website: https://catholicvolunteernetwork.org/

Irene's office is St Rita Hall 105.