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Villanova’s The Refectory was the November 20th site for the annual Fall Professional Day and Luncheon dedicated to Dr. Rudolph Masciantonio, benefactor of The Philadelphia Classical Society.
Guests from 25 area schools gave a toast “in honorem et in memoriam” Dr. Masciantonio, Philadelphia Classicist and Philanthropist, whose Trust has bequeathed annual distributions to PCS and other non-profits, through The Philadelphia Foundation.
The Refectory located at the intersection of Lancaster and Ithan avenues is relatively new to the Main Line restaurant scene.
During the dark days of December, in many schools throughout the Main Line, students will be heard exclaiming the celebratory “IO SATURNALIA!,” a clarion call throughout the centuries of the Roman festival of the Saturnalia.
The commemoration originated in ancient Rome in honor of an early king-god named Saturnus who was renowned for the goodwill and prosperity of his reign.
According to tradition, the ancient Romans honored Saturnus as the god of seed and sowing, after the autumn planting was completed.