Where have all the polymaths gone?

The other day with the other interns, we had the very privileged experience of sitting down with a most well-read Anglican thinker. The symbols were brought to life by him and scripture could be recited at will. He was aware of all the church’s facets, its symbols and minutiae. It was all lost on me,…

Faith Seeking Understanding

Ms. Haley Dinel is currently studying for a taught M.Phil. in Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies in the Irish School of Ecumenics at Trinity College Dublin. During her studies at McGill in the B.Th. she got to know the students and staff at the college. Her deepest connection came as an intern in the summer…

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…