Fr. Robert P. Hagan, O.S.A. Elected New Prior Provincial

The Province of Saint Thomas of Villanova is pleased to announce that Fr. Robert P. Hagan, O.S.A. has been elected to a four-year term as Prior Provincial. His installation will take place during the Ordinary Provincial Chapter scheduled for June 12-17, 2022.

Provincial-Elect Rob Hagan, O.S.A. currently serves as Villanova University’s Senior Associate Athletic Director and team chaplain for the Villanova football and men’s basketball programs. Fr. Rob first came to Villanova in 2003 as the Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance and was promoted to his current position in July 2004. He was ordained to the priesthood in September 2003.

Fr. Rob is a 1987 Villanova graduate and earned a J.D. from the Widener University School of Law in 1990. He spent seven years as an attorney with Gillin and Associates, where from 1990-97 he served as Criminal Defense Counsel in addition to handling contract negotiations, arbitrations, and mediations. Father Rob is a past member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Delaware County Bar Association, and the Delaware County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Please join us in congratulating Provincial-Elect Rob Hagan, O.S.A. as he prepares to serve the province in this significant role. Let us keep our Provincial-Elect and the Province in prayer as we move toward the Provincial Chapter in June.