exploring love at the Heart of the universe

Welcome to our New Executive Director!


We are pleased to introduce Gregory R. Hansell as the new Executive Director of the Omega Center. A visionary executive with experience in both educational nonprofits and tech startups, Greg brings an interest in the science and religion dialogue, the spiritual meaning of technology, and particular foci in complexity science, evolutionary theory, and developmental philosophies. A long-time reader of the work of Sr. Ilia Delio, Greg believes the Omega Center represents a bold new spiritual vision that will address the deep divisions and spiritual yearnings of our time.  More about Greg >

Special Upcoming Event

Villnova Conference poster: Inside Story November 2018Join Ilia Delio and other distinguished speakers at the Villanova Conference: Nov 9-10

The Inside Story: Consciousness, Nature, Transcendence

A transdisciplinary conference on Mind, Matter, Meaning and Mysticism

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Latest Article


by Br. Ivan Nicoletto, OSB Cam

With a myriad of terrestrial living beings we are one aspiring flesh, which wants to keep itself alive, which is moved by the same striving for fulfillment and wholeness. With them we share the same hunger and thirst to thrive, to enjoy, to grow, to communicate, and to feel. We are inhabited and moved by desires as the primordial expressions of the flesh of the world. Desire tells us that we are not only propelled by primary needs such as food, housing, clothing, or things we can possess, manage, and define. We are driven by a desire beyond desire that shines in an amazing way in the life of Jesus Christ.
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Ilia Delio

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.