The Center for Christogenesis is a spiritual organization that serves an axial role in our time, bridging faith, science, culture, and community.

The Center builds on the ideas of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
and seeks to actualize his vision of emerging wholeness for a new vitality of the spirit.

Our founder, Ilia Delio, OSF, offers an exploration of the divine as an awareness of God’s loving, dynamic presence.
This is a holistic vision–integrating spirituality, science, and contemplation–and open to all faith traditions.
We seek to extend this vision to all those looking for an innovative spiritual life and a renewed role of religion in the 21st century.

Hunger for Wholeness – A New Podcast with Ilia Delio and Gabi Sloan

“A Hunger for Wholeness” is a podcast that engages with speakers in interdisciplinary fields of science and religion who are finding answers for how to live wholistic lives. We want to be part of creating a future that will birth a way of life where religion and science do not compete, but support and complement one another. Companioned by experts, we examine how our culture reveals a desire for love at the center of the universe and how religion and science cooperate to bring that love alive. Join us!

 New Course: All Becoming One 

A Contemplative Introduction to Raimon Panikkar’s Christophany

This course is an opportunity to explore Raimon Panikkar’s unique spiritual concept of Christophany which he defined as “A manifestation of Christ to human consciousness” that includes both “an experience of Christ and a critical reflection on that experience.”

Limited to 40 registrants.

Join the conversation with Convergence!

Meeting on August 28th!

Our free monthly meetings of Convergence (formerly Christogenesis Coffee Hours) meet on the last Sunday of each month at 1 PM EST on Zoom. Our free meetings are a chance to join in discussion, explore the mission of the C4C, and meet a like-minded community! Our next gathering will take place on Sunday, August 28th. Sign up to receive updates and access instructions.

The Hours of the Universe: Reflections on God, Science, and the Human Journey

Winner of the 2022 Gold Nautilus Book Award & Third Place Catholic Media Association Book Award

Available NowIn a traditional monastery the recitation of the Hours calls to mind the work of God in our lives, from the gift of creation to the sufferings we bear. According to scientist, theologian, and author Ilia Delio, the universe is the new monastery. In her latest work she offers reflections for this new monastery to a broad, general audience seeking new meaning and purpose in today’s world.

September 12 | 4:00 pm 5:40 pm

Ridgeway Addison presents a new intermediate C4C course beginning September 9, 2022. Limited Numbers. 4 week Series/ Cost: $300 Register Today ABOUT THE COURSE Through their participation, learners will be introduced to select […]

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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