Loyola University Maryland

Department of Theology

Theodora van Gaal

Recent Publications: 

  • “Stories of Transformation: African Immigrants to the US and the Dark Night of John of the Cross” inThe Church and Migration: Global (In)difference, editors Darren Dias, Michael Attridge, Jaroslav Skira, and Gerard Mannion (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2020)
  • “A Forgotten Mission in African Catholicism? Migration Experiences from the African Diaspora in the United States” in Faith in Action, Volume 1: Reform, Mission, and Pastoral Renewal in African Catholicism since Vatican II, editors Stan Chu Ilo, Nora K.Nonterah, Idara Otu, MSP (Kado Kuchi, Abuja (Nigeria): Pauline Publications Africa, 2020)


Dr. Matthews

Claire Mathews McGinnis, Ph.D.

Claire Mathews McGinnis, Ph.D., encourages her students to follow in the footsteps of St. Ignatius by listening to their desires