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SOLD OUT - The Saint Augustine Medal Dinner

  • 583 Park Avenue New York, NY 10065 (map)

The inaugural Saint Augustine Medal Dinner honoring Patty and Jay Wright is SOLD OUT. Limited single tickets available. Please call Madonna Sutter, Director of Advancement, (610) 527-3330 ext. 265. Donations in their honor are still being accepted. 

The Augustinian Province of Saint Thomas of Villanova will present its inaugural Saint Augustine Medal to Patty and Jay Wright, an honor bestowed upon an individual or a couple who exemplify the spirit and teachings of Saint Augustine, a deep commitment to the Order of Saint Augustine and the Augustinian values of Truth, Unity and Charity. The recipients exhibit a strong desire to live life in the path of Saint Augustine in their personal, professional and spiritual loves and demonstrate a commitment of service and generosity to the Province.

April 27, 2017

6:00 p.m. Cocktails
7:00 p.m. Dinner and Medal Presentations

Master of Ceremonies:
Bill Raftery

583 Park Avenue
Landmark building located on Park Avenue and 63rd Street, NYC

R.S.V.P. and program ads due by March 27, 2017

All are welcome to join in the Celebration of Mass — 4:30 p.m. Saint Vincent Ferrer Church,  869 Lexington Avenue at 66th Street, New York, New York.

Event proceeds benefit Augustinian Vocation and Formation Programs. Business Attire.

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Inaugural Recipients: Patty and Jay Wright

Inaugural Recipients: Patty and Jay Wright

The Wrights have  long relationship with the Augustinians. Patty Reilly Wright is  graduate of Villanova University. Jay Wright is the William J. Finneran Endowed Head Coach of the Villanova men's basketball team, where he has served for the past 15 years. Patty and Jay embrace the Augustinian mission and continue to have a positive influence on the athletes and students of Villanova University. They are deeply committed to the Augustinians and collaborate with the Province on many fronts, including their generous support of the Augustinian Fund, which provides funds for Augustinian ministries and programs of the Province.

Saint Augustine Medal Dinner Committee


  • Bob and Traci DeConcini
  • Father Robert P. Hagan, O.S.A.
  • Paul and Francine Tramontano


  • Father Francis E. Chambers, O.S.A.
  • Peter and Jennifer Cieszko
  • George and Katie Coleman
  • Richard and Kim Devine
  • Robert K. Difazio
  • Andrew and Susan DiLoreto
  • Father Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A.
  • George and Monica Dunn
  • William B. Finneran
  • Gary and Diane Fischetti
  • Rosa M. Gatti
  • Rich and Janine Hennion
  • Mark W. Jackson
  • Kerry and Adria Kittles
  • Dan and Christine Kraninger
  • Richard and Marianne Kreider
  • Bob and Carol McKiernan
  • Thomas M. Mulroy
  • Michael Nardi
  • Thomas Prior
  • Eric and Christine Quisenberry
  • Father George F. Riley, O.S.A.
  • Teresa Martini Sousa
  • Elaine and Ed Welsh
  • Bob and Mary Wright

Patty and Jay Wright are the perfect choice to receive the inaugural Saint Augustine Medal. They are committed to the Augustinian values of Truth, Unity and Charity. I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to recognize them as worthy recipients of the first Saint Augustine Medal.
— Michael Di Gregorio, O.S.A., Prior Provincial, Province of Saint Thomas of Villanova
Saint Augustine inspires us to a life of service. I can think of no more deserving recipients of the inaugural Saint Augustine Medal than Jay and Patty Wright. Their love of family, support for students, and relentless desire to help people from all walks of life have had a profound effect on countless lives. The Province of Saint Thomas of Villanova is grateful for their active faith, continued generosity, and leadership within our community.
— Rob Hagan, O.S.A., Associate Athletic Director, Chaplain of the Men's Basketball and Football Teams

SOLD OUT - Make a Gift


Event sponsorships/gifts will benefit Augustinian Vocation and Formation programs. For additional information, contact Madonna Sutter, Director of Advancement at 610-527-3330 ext. 265 or by email.

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