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The mission of the Omega Center is to deepen Teilhard de Chardin’s integration of science and spirituality by providing insights and practices to enkindle awareness of love at the heart of reality.

Upcoming Webinar with Ilia: Seeking Wholeness in an Age of Fragments

The news distracts us from our true reality; yet, nature teaches us that we emerge out of dynamic wholeness and we are created for wholeness. From a religious perspective, the wholeness of nature rising up in us through higher levels of consciousness is God. What are the factors in our age that are blinding us from this reality? Here we will look at factors militating against evolution. We will discuss how Teilhard saw evolution as filled with conflicting forces of resistance, and how contemplation may be the most radical choice we can make for a world struggling toward unity in love.

Annual Conference – Love at the Heart of the Cosmos – Registration Open!

Divine Love, according to Teilhard de Chardin, is the core energy of the cosmos. God’s love is unceasing, dynamic, and creative—pulsing in the heart of all things, driving us ever forward to newness. But in these tumultuous times, we need a new story of the whole to guide our way. It is a story where religion and science, faith and contemplation, and nature and technology converge toward a new creation. Join us for our second annual conference and be part of that story.

Limited Seats Available

Birth of a Dancing Star: My Journey from Cradle Catholicism to Cyborg Christian

Available Now for Pre-Order

In this captivating memoir Franciscan Sister Ilia Delio, theologian, ground-breaking author, and one of the most exciting thinkers on the frontiers of dialogue between religion and science, recounts the remarkable journey that took her from scientist to theologian, and from traditional cloistered nun to a leading proponent of evolution and cyborg life.”

December 6 | 8:00 am 5:00 am

Love at the Heart of the Cosmos: Living in Relational Wholeness Commonwealth Chateau at SugarLoaf Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA "So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love." – 1 Corinthians 13:13 "Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for […]

About Ilia Delio

Ilia Delio, OSF is a Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC and American theologian specializing in the area of science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics and neuroscience and the import of these for theology.

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