Rev. Dennis J. Gallagher, O.S.A., Ph.D., University archivist, celebrated his 45th anniversary of priesthood on January 30. He was ordained in the St. Thomas of Villanova Church on the University campus.
An anniversary mass will be celebrated on this occasion at St. Catharine’s Church, Spring Lake, New Jersey.
Father Gallagher also serves as a librarian liaison to philosophy, theology and humanities. For Father Gallagher, who has been associated with Villanova University since 1975, “life is a journey – ever ancient, ever new.”