John P. Mossi

Dr. John P. Mossi
AddressReligious Studies Department
Post Office Box 57
Spokane, WA

Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Gonzaga University Graduate Program of Religious Studies

Dr. John P. Mossi, S.J, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, has been a member of Religious Studies at Gonzaga University since 1991. Professor Mossi completed his Doctor of Ministry degree at the Catholic University of America in 1985. His thesis is entitled: A Catechetical Workshop for Pastoral Care of the Sick, Based on the 1983 Ritual: Pastoral Care of the Sick. Fr. Mossi, a Jesuit Priest who teaches courses in Pastoral Theology, brings to the classroom years of hands-on ministerial experience from Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Community in Santa Barbara as well as spiritual direction and retreat leadership ministry from his years of service at Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos, California. He has taught graduate courses on spiritual direction at St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN and Jesuit Spirituality and Ignatian Discernment at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA. Dr. Mossi has published articles and reviews in a variety of journals ranging from Review for Religious Presence, The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Human Development, Miltown Studies, and Lectionary Homiletics. The Handbook of Spirituality for Ministers, Vol. I, and Vol. II, edited by Dr. Robert Wicks, contain articles and contributions on Pastoral Ministry by Mossi, Recently, Professor Mossi has contributed to a collection of four “Pastoral Implications” to the August-September 2006 issue of lectionary Homiletics. While on sabbatical, Mossi is currently working on articles on the Pastoral Practices of St. Ignatius and early Jesuit Companions, and a Theology of Time, Place and Presence.

Areas of Interest

Religious Studies;

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