Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry in the Dominican tradition

Sr. Colleen Mallon, O.P.

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology


Colleen Mary Mallon, O.P., a Dominican Sister of Mission San Jose, California, is an Associate Professor of Systematic Theology.  Sr. Mallon earned the Master of Arts in Theology at the University of San Francisco in San Francisco, California and the Doctor of Philosophy in Systematic and Philosophical Theology at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.  Mallon specializes in theology of the Church, Religious Life and Vocation, and Missiology.

Selected Courses

  • Practical Theology for Ministry Leaders
  • Jesus, the Church, and the Healing Ministry
  • Spirituality for Ministry Leadership I - X
  • Theology for Ministry/Integrative Seminar

Selected Publications 

"Transfigured by God," Horizon: Journal of the National Religious Vocation Conference (Winter 2015) 21-28.

"Gracious Resistance" in When the Magisterium Intervenes: The Magisterium and Theologians in Today's Church, edited by Richard Gaillardetz (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2012) 63-85.

Traditioning Disciples: The Contribution of Cultural Anthropology to Ecclesial Identity (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2010)

"Tradition and Continuity: Rethinking the Practice of Christian Remembering," Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society 36: no. 1 (2009) 50-77.