Loyola University Maryland

Department of Theology

Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner

Recent Publications

  • “Denial as Action – Catherine of Siena’s Understanding and Use of Penance” in The Companion to Catherine of Siena, ed. Carolyn Muessig, George Ferzoco, and Beverly Mayne Kienzle (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2011), 113–126.
  • Askeettien pidot: Uskonnot ja syömisen etiikka (Kirjapaja: 2009). [Dietary Ethics in Religious Traditions].
  • Kristillinen mystiikka: Läntinen perinne antiikista uudelle ajalle (Kirjapaja: 2007). [An Introduction to Christian Mysticism].
  • Dominican Penitent Women (Paulist Press, 2005), edited, translated, and introduced by Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner with contributions by Daniel Bornstein and E. Ann Matter. The Classics of Western Spirituality series.
Rennae Wigton


A conversation with a passionate Loyola professor and an internship with Helping up Mission inspired Rennae to pursue a graduate degree in theology