Activities & Events



Fall Semester


Spring Semester Events

Labor Day BBQ                        September 2 2019 - 3:00 PM

Get the semester started on the right foot by enjoying our traditional Labor Day BBQ. Enjoy tons of great favorites from the grill, as well as catch up with new and old friends.

Click here to email for more info

Nun Run 5K Run/Walk        September 14, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Join us as we participate in this yearly 5K to help support the Little Sisters of the Poor and their ministry at the Jeanne Jugan  Residence in Newark. This 5K walk/race begins and ends on the grounds their residence in Newark, and the Little Sisters join us for the run and all the fun!

Click here to visit their website for  more info

Click here to email us for more info

Catholic Students Week                    Sept. 30 - Oct. 6, 2019

Unite and celebrate with other Catholic students on campus in service and spiritual growth.


Mark your calendars for these great events!

Click here to email for more info

Monday, October 1, 2018

Dinner & Inflatable Game Night - 6-8 PM


Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Service Project:

Bingo @ Little Sisters - 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Holy Hour & Confession 5:30 - 6:30 PM


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Pizza, UD Creamery - 6:00 PM


Thursday, October 4, 2018

Dessert Fest & Quizzo - 7:00 PM


Friday, October 5, 2018

Free Dinner Friday - 6:00 PM


Fall Festival & Apple Picking       October 6, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Travel with us to Milburn Orchards to visit their yearly fall festival for some fresh cider and cider donuts, then finish the day off by picking your own fresh apples off of the tree!

Click here to email for more info

Click here to sign up!

Hayride & Bonfire                      October 25, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Got a hankerin' for some s'mores and hot cocoa? Then hop on the wagon with us as we head down to the orchard for our annual hayride and bonfire. Bring your appetites, as hot dogs, marshmallows, cider and cocoa will be provided - with all the fixins, of course!


Click here to email for more info

Click here to sign up!

Halloween Party                        October 31, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Join us for dinner, pumpkin decorating, floats, costume contests, and more as we have our own Halloween party.  Feel free to dress up as your favorite saint for bonus points!

Click here to email for more info

Tree Trimming &

Christmas Party                       December 6, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Come start off the holiday season before you head home as we hang out and decorate the oratory for Christmas. You won't want to miss out on the plethora of food, goodies, and classic Christmas cinema.  No Grinches Allowed!


Click here to email for more info

Click on the events below for more info

Spring Semester




Pancake Brunch

Announced Sun.

after 11:30 Mass

Brunch dates for Fall 2019

(all after the 11:30 Mass)

September 8th

October 20th

November 10th

December 8th

Free Dinner Friday

Every Friday at 6:00 PM

Free Dinner Fridays - Fall 2018

(all at 6:00 PM)

Sept. 30th - First Free Dinner Friday!

Sept. 6th - Dinner & UD Creamery

Sept. 13, 20, 27 - Free Dinner Friday

Oct. 4 - Dinner & Open Mic Night

Oct. 11 & 19 - Free Dinner Friday

Oct. 25th - Dinner, Hayride & Bonfire

Oct. 31st - Dinner & Halloween Party

Nov.15th - Dinner & Game Night

Nov. 1, 8, 22, & 29 - Free Dinner Friday

Dec. 6th - Dinner & Christmas Party

DeSales Service Works

Come take part in a day of service with us and DeSales Service works!

DeSales Service Works is a project of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales that provides opportunities for face-to-face service and works to change the lives of those they serve, and to expand the mindset of those who serve. All of their efforts seek to improve struggling neighborhoods while recognizing the goodness of these impoverished communities.

Fall Dates

Trips take place from

9am - 4pm


Sat. September 28




Check out DeSales' webpage

Click here to join our next trip!

Email us for more information

Fall dates for ongoing events

                       ©2018 by St. Thomas More Oratory                      45 Lovett Avenue  Newark, DE 19711                      (302) 368-4728