Sister LaReine-Marie Mosely, S.N.D., Ph.D., joined St. Mary’s University in 2022 as an Associate Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology and as the Miller Chair in Human Dignity. Her research interests include womanist theology, issues of race, Black Catholic history, and the theology of Edward Schillebeeckx.

Her articles have been published in Horizons, Concilium, American Catholic Studies, The Journal of the Black Catholic Theological Symposium, and New Theology Review.  She has likewise contributed multiple book chapters on topics such as theological anthropology and intercultural communities for mission with a focus on race and gender.

Mosely is a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame of the United States. Their U.S. center is in Chardon, Ohio.


Book Chapters

“Intercultural Communities for Mission: Considerations of Race and Gender” in Engaging Our DiversityInterculturality and Consecrated Life Today, Maria Cimperman and Roger Schroeder, eds. (Maryknoll, NY:  Orbis, 2020), 163-175.

“The Conundrums of Newer Catholic Women Theologians” in Women, Wisdom, and Witness, Rosemary Carbine and Kathleen Dolphin, eds. (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2012), 113-123.

“Daniel Rudd and His American Catholic Tribune” in Uncommon Faithfulness: The Black Catholic Experience (Maryknoll, NY:  Orbis, 2009), 108-114.

“Womanist Ways of Being in the World,” in Frontiers in Feminist TheologyShoulder to Shoulder, Susan Abraham and Elena Procario-Foley, eds. (Minneapolis, MN:  Fortress Press, 2008), 49-74.  


“Passion Consistent with the Depths of the Wounds of the Oppressed,” in Politics, Theology, and the Meaning of Power. Concilium, 2020/3. Michelle Becka, Bernarderth Caero Bustillos, João Vila-Chã, editors, 118-127.

“Negative Contrast Experience:  An Ignatian Appraisal,” Horizons, Summer 2014, 74-95.

“Daniel Rudd:  The Civil Rights Leader and Black Catholic Lay Animator” in American Catholic Studies, Winter 2011, 105-112.  

“Toward a Sankofa Ethics,” in Journal of the Black Catholic Theological Symposium 5  (2011) 51-88.

*“Womanistische Theologie in der dritten Generation, Schlangenbrut, March 2010.  

*“The Future of Womanist Theology and Religious Thought,” New Theology Review 24, no. 1 (2011) 65-68.    (Same article published in Schlangenbrut, March 2010.)

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