Faculty Directory

Catherine M. Mooney

Associate Professor of Church History

Selected Courses

Fall 2019

Prayer and Mysticism
Doctors of Church

Spring 2020

History of Western Christianity II

Selected Publications

"Medieval Monastic, Mendicant, and Mystical Writers: Women, Men, and the Holy Spirit," in With the Holy Spirit: Responding to the Giver of Life, ed. Richard Lennan and Nancy Piñeda-Madrid (New York: Paulist Press, forthcoming)

Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church: Religious Women, Rules, and Resistance, The Middle Ages Series (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016).

“Teresa of Avila, Monastic Founder and Master of Prayer,” in All Holy Men and Women: A Paulist Litany of Saints, ed. Thomas A. Kane (Paulist Press, 2014).

“Wondrous Words: Catherine of Siena’s Miraculous Reading and Writing According to the Early Sources,” in Catherine of Siena: The Creation of a Cult, ed. Jeffrey Hamburger & Gabriela Signori (Brepols 2013).

“The ‘Lesser Sisters” in Jacques de Vitry’s 1216 Letter,” Franciscan Studies 69 (2011): 1-29.

“Ignatian Spirituality, A Spirituality for Mission,” Mission Studies 26 (2009): 192-213.

“The Changing Fortunes of Angela of Foligno, Daughter, Mother and Wife,” in History in the Comic Mode: Medieval Communities and the Matter of Person, ed. Rachel Fulton & Bruce W. Holsinger (Columbia University Press, 2007), 56-67, 307-310.

“Interdisciplinarity in Teaching Medieval Mysticism: The Case of Angela of Foligno,” Horizons 34.1 (2007): 54-77.

“Nuns, Tertiaries, and Quasi-Religious: The Religious Identities of Late Medieval Italian Holy Women,” Medieval Feminist Forum 42 (2006): 68-92.

“Nuns: Christian Nuns,” in The Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. Lindsay Jones (Macmillan, 2005), 10: 6763-65.

Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999). Editor; and Contributor: “Voice, Gender, and the Portrayal of Sanctity,” and “Imitatio Christi or Imitatio Mariae? Clare of Assisi and Her Interpreters.”

Philippine Duchesne: A Woman with the Poor (1990; Wipf & Stock, 2007).  Translated also into Japanese (2000), Bahasa Indonesia (2012), and Korean (2015). [translated into four languages]