Teaching and the Priesthood: Not So Different

The Rev. Dr. Donald Boisvert was born in the U.S. of French Canadian parents, but has lived in Canada since the late ’60s. In his youth, he spent several years studying for the Roman Catholic priesthood. Much later, Donald turned to the Anglican church as a way of living out his faith with integrity as a Christian…

Marked by Mission

The Rev. Tim Smart (graduate of MDTC, 1987) is the Director of Lay Education for the Diocese of Montreal. He develops and encourages programs of continuing education for adult learners. He divides his time between his parish of Grace Church in Sutton, Quebec; being a chaplain at Cowansville Federal Prison; and Montreal Diocesan Theological College. He is…

What I Didn’t Learn in Seminary – and Some Things I Did!

The Rev. Jennifer Bourque first came to Dio for the original incarnation of the Montreal Mission Internship, and then returned a year later as a full-fledged student.  She was ordained deacon (2008) and priest (2009) in the Diocese of Montreal.  Since graduation, Jen has served as a spiritual care professional (chaplain) at the Montreal Children’s…

Colleagues and Conversations

The Rev. Rhonda Waters is currently serving as Associate Priest of Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal. With a background in anthropology and community development she completed her M.Div through MDTC and was ordained deacon in 2011 (priest in 2012). Since then Rhonda has served on Diocesan Council and been involved in numerous diocesan projects including Kidstuff,…