Despite a few, often painful, boundary disputes over the years, the Church is not opposed to Science as a way of learning about Creation. There is no need to abandon the faith for that reason, as Fr James Kurzynski tells us in this article from the Vatican Observatory blog. Read and enjoy.
Most High God!
Thou that enkindlest
the fires of the shining stars!
Thou that art peace and life and light and truth,
hear and grant our prayers.