MEN & WOMEN IGNATIAN: As we learn just how big the Cosmos is, what happens to our faith? How do we encounter God differently when we realize that all those other stars and planets are real places, part of the same universe created by God and redeemed by the Incarnation? Brother Consolomagno believes in the need for science and religion to work alongside one another rather than as competing ideologies.
Facilitated by Br. Guy Consolmagno, SJ known as “The Pope’s Astronomer”, is the Director of the Vatican Observatory and President of the Vatican Observatory Foundation. He is the author of popular books including “Turn Left at Orion” (with Dan Davis), and “Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?” (with Paul Mueller, SJ). Pope Francis named Brother Consolmagno the Director of the Vatican Observatory in September 2015.