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Seeking Wholeness: Catholicity, Cosmology and Consciousness.
Location: Conference Center
Category: One Day Opportunities
Date: Saturday March 25, 2017
Cost: $55.00
Minimum Deposit: $55.00


This one day retreat
is scheduled to be held
  Saturday, March 25, 2017
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

"Seeking Wholeness: 
Catholicity, Cosmology and Consciousness

Illia Delio, OSF

Our fragmented and polarized world is out of sync with nature.  The ancient Greeks knew that awareness of the cosmos was essential to right living.  By renewing an understanding of catholicity today as it originated among the Greeks, we have an opportunity to awaken to a new sense of wholeness with God at the center.  We will explore the meaning of catholicity in its relation to cosmos and consciousness to see how a renewed understanding of catholicity can empower a new world. 

Ilia Delio is a Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC and holds the Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova University.  She earned doctorates in pharmacology from Rutgers University-School of Healthcare and Biomedical Sciences and in Historical theology from Fordham University, NY.  She is the recipient of a Templeton Course in Science and Religion award and the author of seventeen books including The Unbearable Wholeness of Being which won the 2014 Silver Nautilus Award and a Catholic Press Association Book Award.  Other books include Care for Creation (Catholic Press Book Award 2010), The Emergent Christ (Catholic Press Book Award 2013) and Making All Things New: Catholicity, Cosmology and Consciousness nominated for the 2017 Grawemeyer award. She lectures nationally and internationally on topics including evolution, artificial intelligence, consciousness, culture and religion.

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
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• call 724-964-8886 to speak with a member
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• 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 

Refund Policy 

Register due by March 10, 2017

Cost includes Lunch and Refreshments
For more information
Phone: 724-964-8886
October 2017