Patrick Beldio has been a professional artist for 18 years with close to 25 years of academic study of the arts and humanities, and almost 10 years teaching these disciplines. He studied sculpture and fine arts in Rome, Italy, Indiana, Los Angeles and Washington, and maintains his studio on the grounds of the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, DC. Patrick’s inspiration and artwork is a contemporary celebration of divinity in creation, and draws upon many spiritual traditions including Sufism, Hinduism, and mystical Christianity. More about Patrick and his work can be found here: reunionstudios.com.
"An American Franciscan Sister, Ilia Delio, a theologian at Villanova University, is now emerging as the single finest exponent of Teilhard’s vision and its relevance for science and cosmology in the twenty-first century."