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Healing, Wholeness and the Power of Love: Why Teilhard’s Vision Matters
Location: Virtual
Category: Special Offerings
Date: Saturday April 29, 2023
Cost: $20.00
Minimum Deposit: $20.00


10:00 am to 12:00 pm

A Virtual Presentation

Healing, Wholeness and the Power of Love: Why Teilhard’s Vision Matters
with Ilia Delio, OSF

Join us as we gather with other retreat centers across the country as part of the Community of Communities for a special presentation by Sister Ilia Delio, OSF. This presentation is being offered by The Center at Mariandale in New York as part of its Catherine of Sienna Environmental Summit.

The Zoom link will be sent to all who are registered the day before the event. 

Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD is a Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC and American theologian specializing in science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics and neuroscience and the import of these for theology. Ilia currently holds the Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova University. Her area of research is Science and Religion with interests in artificial intelligence, evolution, quantum physics and the import of these for Christian doctrine and life. She holds a doctorate in Pharmacology from Rutgers University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and a doctorate in Historical Theology from Fordham University. She is the author of twenty books including Making All Things New: Catholicity, Cosmology and Consciousness and The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution and the Power of Love, for which she won the 2014 Silver Nautilus Book Award and a 2014 Catholic Press Association Book Award in Faith and Science, Birth of a Dancing Star, recounts her spiritual journey into a new vision of the universe. Her latest book, The Primacy of Love centralizes love as the core reality of all cosmic life. 


If you would like to register for this or any of our programs, there are several easy ways to do so. 
You may:
• click the "Register" link located at the bottom of this page
• call 724-964-8886 to speak with a member of our friendly staff
• complete and mail a printable registration form along with your payment to:

     Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center
     2067 Evergreen Road
     P.O. Box 424
     Villa Maria, PA 16155 

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Additional Information:
This program will be conducted via Zoom.
For more information
Phone: 724-964-8886
May 2024
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