Gilberto Cavazos-González, OFM

John Duns Scotus Chair of Franciscan Spirituality Professor of Christian Spirituality



MDiv, Catholic Theological Union
STL, Pontifical Athenaeum Antonianum, Rome
STD, Pontifical Athenaeum Antonianum, Rome


Prof. Gilberto is a Tejano, a Friar Minor (Franciscan) and Full Professor of the Theological Study of Christian Spirituality. Gilberto taught the theological study of Christian spirituality for 15 years at the Catholic Theological Union before moving to Rome to work in Educational Technology at the Franciscan school, the Pontifical University Antonianum. He was also translator/interpreter for the OFM general Curia.
In March of 2020 he was named Secretary of the Pontifical Academy of Mary International (PAMI) by Pope Francisco. In June of 2022 the Pope freed him from his position with PAMI so that he can be the John Duns Scotus Chair of Franciscan Spirituality and Professor of Spirituality at CTU.
As past president of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States and as a member of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality, he continues to pursue his research and writing in the area of Latino/a Spirituality. He is currently editing a book on methods for the study of spirituality, which should be out in late 2022 or early 2023. He is also finishing up a book the Marian Spirituality of Sor
Juana de la Cruz Vasquez Gutierrez, a Spanish Franciscan sister who was a mystic, a pastor and a preacher to royalty, prelates, nuns and her parishioners in the early 1500s.
To read his past articles please visit his Academic page.

My Chapters in a Book By Gilberto Cavazos-Gonzalez
Más Allá de la Devoción: La vida espiritual, la justicia y la liberación cristianas By Gilberto Cavazos-Gonzalez
Tradiciones of our Faith: Sharing Faith Interculturally By Gilberto Cavazos-Gonzalez
Beyond Piety The Christian Spiritual Life, Justice, and Liberation By Gilberto Cavazos-Gonzalez
Greater than a Mother’s Love: The Spirituality of Francis and Clare of Assisis By Gilberto Cavazos-Gonzalez