Spotlight on Alumni: The Very Rev. Dr. Knolly Clarke

The Very Rev. Knolly Clarke, former Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Port-of-Spain in the Diocese of Trinidad and Tobago, became an associate of the college in the early 1970s while he was completing first a B.Th. and then an S.T.M. at the Faculty of Religious Studies at McGill University. I am now well into my eight decade and am a former Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Port of Spain…

Student Reflection: Tania Lesack

Tania Lesack is an M.Div. ’18 candidate and postulant for ordination in the diocese of Montreal, and formerly the President of the diocesan Lay Readers Association. I was looking things up on-line the other day (also known as displacement activities or avoidance techniques) and came across the curriculum of the Montreal Circus School: balancing, flexibility,…

Why I Am a Member

Rhonda Waters is a college alumna (M.Div. ’11) and current college Board member. Presently, Rhonda is the Incumbent at the Church of the Ascension in the diocese of Ottawa. Growing in God’s redeeming power, Dio is a creative learning community forming leaders for God’s mission. So proclaims Dio’s vision statement – a bold claim about…

Exciting Fall Season of Events and Visitors

At Dio, students are preparing for ministry in a global world. In a multi-cultural city like Montreal, we encounter on a daily basis a rich diversity of people from around the world. In the food we eat, the technology we use, and the clothes we wear, we can’t escape the fact that we are knit…

2017-2018 Educational Programming

Fall 2017 Constructive Theology for the Scientific Age Dr. Ashley Moyse Begins September 6  (Wednesday evenings 6pm – 8:45pm) Cuba Study Tour (January 2018 – registration deadline Sept 30) Education in the Church  Dr. Alyson Huntly Begins September 5 (in person and webinar classes) Church and Mission in Context Dr. Roland de Vries (one week…

New Beginnings Heralded by 2017 Convocation

Montreal Diocesan Theological College held this year’s convocation at St. Andrew and St. Mark’s Anglican Church in Dorval, served by the incumbent Rev. Elizabeth Welch. The parish is also home to an Aboriginal community ministry led by the Rev. Annie Ittoshat. In celebration of an academic year marked by both productivity and transition, Acting Principal…

Dio Welcomes a New Principal

By the Rev’d Robert Camara The Rev’d Robert Camara is a member of the Executive of the Montreal Diocesan Theological College Board of Governors and was the Chair of the Search Committee for the new principal. He is also an alumnus of the College. A year ago last June the Board of Governors of the…

Interview with the Creators of Compline at Dio

  The office of compline, derived from the Latin word for completion (completorium) is a service of quietness and reflection to end the day. Under the direction of the college’s Chapel Organist, Dr. Mark McDonald, and the College Chaplain Rev. Jen Bourque, a weekly compline service was initiated in Fall 2016, taking place every Sunday evening…

Collective Dissimilarity, Common Path

The following article was written by college alumnus Rev. Robert Warren (’84), current rector of Christ Church in Clermont-Ferrand. It is the result of an exchange between the Rev. Warren and second-year student Tyson Rosberg, who met the Rev. Warren when he was visiting France last year. In the Fall, Tyson will be starting a one-year internship at the American Cathedral…

Winter 2017 Programming for All

This Winter the Montreal School of Theology presents: From Julian of Norwich to Rowan Williams: Explorations in Anglican Spirituality with the Rev. Dr. Donald Boisvert, Interim Rector of Christ Church Cathedral in Montreal. The course runs from January 9 to April 10, Mondays 7:00-9:30 p.m. For more information, please contact College Administrator Beth Reed.