Retreats & Talks

Upcoming retreats and talks
  • St. Edward's College, Austin, TX.  Sliding Scales:  Tools for predicting and understanding molecular structure from paper and pencil to Beowulf clusters Lucian symposium, 29 September 2017
  • St. Denis, Havertown, PA 14 November 2017
  • Asteroids, Stars and the Love of God at Main Line School Night, 16 November 2017 (Register here)
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Chemistry: Decoding Chemical Sensationalism Wagner Science Museum, November 2017
  • Boston College, 6 December 2016
  • Are scientists mystics? Cosmos and Creation keynote speaker, June 2018.
  • Sienna College, 1 October 2018

Recent retreats and talks
  • What did Jesus pray? Our Mother of Good Counsel, March 23, March 30 and April 6, 7:30 pm
  • Science is not a synonym for secular, The Catholic Scientist, St. Joseph's Seminary, New York, March 3. 
  • Be still and know that I am God:  praying through busy seasons, Advent by Candlelight, December 2016  St. Anastasia's, Newtown Square, PA
  • In the Thicket of this World: Doing Science as a Person of FaithDucharme Lecture, November 2016,  Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD.
  • Mercy-ing, February 3 at the IHM Conference Center, Bryn Mawr, PA
  • How to work at the subtle edge:  What contemplatives can teach scientists Meditation, TechnoScience and Humanity, 30 October 2015, Barcelona, Spain
  • Walking the edge: science and religion, Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, October 2015
  • Working at the subtle edge: the intersection of science and religion, 18 November 2014. The Institute for Science and Religion at Chestnut Hill College.
  • Give me a word: practical wisdom from the desert solitaries Immaculata University Spirituality Days (3 afternoon series) June 2014
  • God Walks Among the Pots and Pans, at Spirituality Under the Dome, Immaculata University, 12 April, 2014.
  • Working at the subtle edge of things: the intersection of faith and science at St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN, 20 February 2014
  • Praying from today into tomorrow:  St. Ignatius of Loyola's Examen at St. Margaret, Narberth, PA 7-8 pm 10 April 2013 
  • Trip to the Desert:  Praying with the Desert Fathers and Mothers at Our Mother of Good Counsel Parish, Bryn Mawr, Three part series March 2013  Listen to the series here.
  • Of garlic and sapphires in the mud:  It's about time  A New Year's Reflection at the IHM Conference Center, Bryn Mawr, PA 15 January 2013.
  • Be still and In quiet and trust St. Simon Stock, Berlin, NJ 16 and 17 December 2013.
  • Springs in the desert, day of reflection for Catholic Social Services (Archdiocese of Philadelphia) 18 and 24 October 2013.

  • Listen to the talk at the Meditatio seminar in Barcelona.
  • Listen to the presentations from a Trip to the Desert:  Praying with the Desert Fathers and Mothers at Our Mother of Good Counsel Parish, Bryn Mawr, March 2014.  
  •  Recorded version of reflection for St. Simon Stock.