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Sr. Ilia Delio to Present at Marian College - 10/15/2008

This November, Sr. Ilia Delio, OSF, Ph.D., will visit Marian College for three presentations. On Friday, November 7, she will give two talks in Allison Mansion: “Science and Franciscans” at noon and “The Franciscan View of Creation” at 3 p.m. On Saturday, November 8, she will present a three-hour workshop, “Care for Creation,” from 9 a.m. to noon in the Bishop Chartrand Memorial Chapel in Marian Hall.

Sr. Ilia Delio

Sr. Ilia Delio is a Franciscan sister who resides in Washington, D.C. She holds a doctorate in pharmacology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and a doctorate in historical theology from Fordham University. She lectures nationally and internationally on Franciscan spirituality, with a focus on integrating Franciscan theology and contemporary questions.

She recently co-authored a book entitled Care for Creation: A Franciscan Spirituality of the Earth. An article featuring her also recently appeared in the fall 2008 issue of the Magnet.

The talks and workshops are open to the public at no charge. Registration is required. For more information, contact Don Markovitch, director of campus ministry, at 317.955.6131 or