Wisdom House To Offer Live Stream Of Environmental Summit

Sister Ilia Delio

Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center in Litchfield, in cooperation with The Center at Mariandale in Ossining, New York, will offer a live Zoom con- nection to the St. Catherine of Si- ena Environmental Summit 2023 on Saturday, April 29. The Sum- mit will feature Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, and the theme of “Heal- ing, Wholeness, and the Power of Love: Why Teilhard’s Vision Matters”.
The Summit will be offered via Zoom at Wisdom House from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and in per- son from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at The Center at Mariandale in Ossining in Westchester County, New York.
A Franciscan sister, Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, holds the Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova Univer- sity. A native of Newark, NJ, she earned doctorate degrees in
pharmacology from Rutgers University School of Healthcare and Biomed- ical Sciences and in Historical Theology from Fordham University.

Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, is the recipient of a Templeton Course in Science and Religion award and the author of 22 books, in- cluding The Unbearable Whole- ness of Being, 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, nominat- ed for the 2018 Grawemeyer Award. Her books have been translated into Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, and Ger- man.
In 2015, she became general editor of a new book series by Orbis Books called “Catholici- ty in an Evolving Universe” of which there are currently ten books scheduled for publica- tion. She lectures nationally and internationally on topics includ-
ing evolution, artificial intelli- gence, consciousness, culture, and religion.
Wisdom House is an inter- faith retreat and conference cen- ter presenting programs in spir- ituality, wellness, the arts, and ecology, and offering hospitali- ty to academic, civic, nonprof- it, and business organizations. “We are committed to sustain- ability, justice, and welcoming people of all backgrounds and beliefs,” stated executive direc- tor Deborah Kelly.
“We are especially interested in environmental sustainabili- ty programs,” explained Kelly, “and our connection with The Center at Mariandale has been many decades long. Additional- ly, we are delightfully aware that programs presented by Sister Ilia Delio, OSF tend to attract stand- ing-room capacity.”
The cost to attend the sum- mit via zoom at Wisdom House is $20 per person. Registration is required by calling Wisdom House at 860-567-3163 or visit- ing www.wisdomhouse.org.


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