Stumbling Blocks are Humbling Lessons

I am writing this reflection at the end of our fourth week of the MMI. An entire month has gone by; a month that has brought more questions than answers – as any good theological journey should – and a time that has been systematically structured to induce constant personal reflection. That being said, when…

1st Reflection by Amos Bohoussou

Last week we studied and discussed about John 20:19-29. This passage is where the resurrected Jesus appears before his disciples on Easter Sunday. We also see how Thomas behaves before and after seeing Jesus. Verses 19-20 state, ”On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked…

Introduction to Montreal Mission Intern Nicolas Oligny

  I’m Nick. I was born and raised in Montreal. As an artist, my work is mainly interested in the links between different forms of figuration and consciousness (how do we read stick figures differently from a portrait of the Queen) and the constructs that define communities. My experience with the art world, especially the practice of dissecting socio-cultural constructs, has…

Benjamin Stuchbery

My name is Benjamin Stuchbery. I was born in Montreal but grew up in British Columbia living in such diverse places as Vancouver, Squamish and Penticton! I was raised in the Anglican Church – my father being an Anglican priest – and that much about me has not changed much! The past two years I…

Sustained by Hope

The Rev’d Robert Camara came to Montreal in the mid 90’s from his hometown of Toronto. He arrived in Montreal on the eve of the 1995 referendum and began his undergraduate degree in political science with a full emersion experience of Canadian politics. He worked for the Diocese of Montreal in the programme department for…

2015: 60 and Retired?

The Rev. Brian Perron is the youngest of three siblings raised in St Lambert and resides in Candiac with his wife Joyce. Brian and Joyce lived on the same street as kids and due to their involvement in a 2005 High school reunion Sunday service they were married in 2007. It was at this time…