Campus Ministry at Aquinas College

St. Thomas Aquinas Week

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Wednesday, Jan. 22 - Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020*

All-Week Events

STAW Decoration Contest: Take part in the Aquinas spirit competition and decorate your area. Sign up here

Saint Spirit Selfie Contest: Snap a selfie, just you or with friends and tag Campus Ministry's Facebook and/or Instagram. Your selfie may be selected to win some sweet STAW SWAG!

Wednesday, January 22

Opening Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas Week
12:15 p.m.
Our Lady Seat of Wisdom

Lecture: "Dominicans in Search of Justice"
Sr. Mary Brigid Clingman, O.P.
Sponsored by the Aquinas College Jane Hibbard Idema Women's Studies Center

1:15 p.m.
Loutit Room, Wege Center

Thursday, January 23

Aquinas College History and Heritage
Ryan Wendt, AQ Historical Commission
Sponsored by the Aquinas College Historical Commission

12:15 p.m.
The Moose Cafe

Weekday Mass
4:30 p.m.
Our Lady Seat of Wisdom

Improv with Saints
Enjoy a night of improv with your AQ improv troupe, Mission Improvable!
Visit Mission Improvable on Facebook for more information.
10 p.m.
The Moose Cafe

Friday, January 24

Mass for Writers on the feast of St. Francis de Sales
Co-sponsored by the Aquinas College Writing Center, Aquinas College Writers Guild, and Aquinas College Campus Ministry

12:15 pm
Our Lady Seat of Wisdom

To Praise, To Bless, To Preach: An Evening Celebration of the Gifts of Our Community
6:00 - 9:00 pm
The Moose Cafe

Sunday, January 26

Patronal Mass
10:30 a.m.
Our Lady Seat of Wisdom 

Brunch in Wege
Around Noon (Your worship aid will serve as your free ticket.)
Wege Cafe

Drinking with the Saints
Co-Sponsored by Aquinas College Alumni Engagement, Aquinas College Advantage Center, and Aquinas College Campus Ministry
Each Dominican saint has a specialized drink. Registration.
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Cook Carriage House

Monday, January 27

Aquinas Spirit Wear and Cake Day
All Day

Sister Ties
Sponsored by the Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters in partnership with Aquinas College student organizations CAVA and SAC

4:30 p.m.
Marywood (return to campus by 8 p.m.)

Tuesday, January 28

Feast Day of St. Thomas Aquinas
Learn more about St. Thomas Aquinas.
Faculty are invited to teach in their academic regalia. 

Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas Mass
4:30 p.m.
Our Lady Seat of Wisdom

St. Thomas Aquinas Birthday Dinner with the Dominicans
5:15 p.m.
Wege Cafe

St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture: "Catholicism, Liberty, and the American Experiment"
Dr. John C. Pinheiro, Professor of History, Aquinas College
Sponsored by the Aquinas College Catholic Studies Speakers Series

7 p.m.
Wege Ballroom

*St. Thomas Aquinas Week events are sponsored by Aquinas College Campus Ministry unless otherwise noted.

Saint Thomas Aquinas, pray for us!