St. Thomas of Villanova Celebration

St. Thomas of Villanova Celebration

Each fall, the Villanova community begins the academic year with a celebration honoring St. Thomas of Villanova, the 16th-century Augustinian bishop of Valencia, Spain, and patron of the University. This tradition continues in 2017 with six days of special events.



Friday, September 14, 2018: Donation Nation

Time: 9 a.m to 2 p.m., Location: Villanova Room. Donation Nation is an opportunity for Villanova students, faculty and staff to assist organizations with their efforts to address critical needs in the community. Once collected, the items will be delivered to partner agencies, many of which are service sites for the Day of Service the following day.

Saturday, September 15, 2018: Day of Service Send Off

Time: 8:30 a.m., Location: Jake Nevin Field House

Sunday, September 16, 2018: Community Liturgy

Time: 4:30 p.m., Location: Campus Green. All faiths are welcomed.