Workers whose day never ends

On the 21st of June, my fellow interns, Karen, Rhonda, her son Gilbert and I went to see the Rodin art exhibit. Besides the art that was displayed, I read a quote on one of the walls of the exhibit that struck me: Nous sommes des ouvriers dont la journée ne finit jamais (”We are…

On Virtue

I’ve been interested in vir-words for some time now. Virtuoso. Virility. Virtuousness. How to better oneself (and the implied “What is wrong with me”)? I’ve had a few instances of deep uncertainty – usually following what I expected would be resounding personal successes. My first solo art show at 18 was possibly the loudest. Other scenarios include a season of…

Relationship Status: Committed to God

This past Friday I spent the day at a family wedding. Aside from having a blast with all the cousins, aunts and uncles that an Irish family provides, I was also left reflecting on the idea of “relationship” during my twelve hours of travel the next day. Now, my reflections may be full of heresies,…

Life in Community

Cate Anthony is currently in the final stages of a Bachelor of Theology degree through the Faculty of Religious Studies at McGill University. Cate has been a highly involved associate of MDTC over the past four years, not least of all through participation in community events and retreats, and the leading of the Daily Office….

Living life as parable

The Rev. Gwenda Wells is not formally an alumna of MDTC, she has a long history with the college, not least of all having served as Ecumenical Chaplain at McGill University. She currently serves as rector of the parish of St Barnabas in St Lambert in the Diocese of Montreal.   I am a friend rather than…

Discovering how God is active in Cuba

The Rev. Karen Egan was originally trained as a chemist and was called into the church and began training for ordination as her youngest child was in elementary school.  She completed her M.Div. and S.T.M. at MDTC and was ordained in 2003. She served as a parish priest in the Diocese of Montreal for ten…