Dr Cristina Lledo-Gomez

Holy Trinity
Matthew 28:16-20

Dr Cristina Lledo-Gomez is a Filipina-Australian living and working on the lands of the Dharrug and Guringai peoples. She is mother to Sophia and Julian, and wife to Adrian. She is a Senior Lecturer in Catholic Systematic Theology and holds the Presentation Sisters Lectureship Chair at BBI-The Australian Institute of Theological Education. Her role at BBI-TAITE is directed toward promoting women’s spiritualities, feminist theologies, and ecotheologies. Cristina  is also Research Fellow for the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture. She received her Master of Theology at the Catholic Institute of Sydney and her PhD at Charles Sturt University. She is the author of The Church as Woman and Mother (published in 2018) and co-editor of 500 years of Christianity and the Global Filipino/a: Postcolonial Perspectives (published in February 2024) and Divine Interruptions: Maternal Theologies and Experiences (expected publication in November 2024). 

Cristina has worked on many levels and contexts of Australian churches including in youth ministry, high school teaching, as diocesan social justice coordinator, as pastoral associate for university staff, in women’s activist groups, and as Chair of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council. She has presented and published locally and internationally in the areas of maternal-feminist theologies, ecclesiology, ecotheology, migration, post-colonialism, decolonial theology, domestic violence, and clergy sexual abuse. She co-convenes the Women’s Consultation for Constructive Theology at the Catholic Theological Society of America and the Ecclesiological Investigations Research Network at the American Academy of Religion.

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