Luke: A Journey with Jesus

ONLINE COURSE Tuesdays, 7.30pm to 9pm EST, October 23, 30 & November 6, 13, 20, 2018 The Gospel of Luke is a rich, inviting, and expansive description of the life and ministry of Jesus of Nazareth. This 5-session, non-credit, online course is an overview of some major themes of the Gospel of Luke as well as…

2018 M.Div. Graduate Profiles

Tania Lesack, M.Div.   Prior to seminary, Tania was an active lay person in the diocese, completing an Education for Ministry (EfM) diploma and serving as President of the Lay Readers Association. Tania also worked at Elizabeth House, a rehabilitation centre in Montreal for mothers in difficulty, an experience that taught her that the social care system, while…

Student Placement Reflections (2018)

Every M.Div. student gets to experience a parish placement throughout the school year where they engage in liturgical, pastoral, and community-building activities, complementing the theoretical knowledge acquired in their classes. JOEL AMIS, M.DIV. 2018 Joel Amis, who graduated with an M.Div. this past May, was placed at St. John’s Lutheran Church for the final In…

Building a Creative Learning Community

Montreal Dio completed a long process of organizational review in September 2017 when the college Corporation adopted a new constitution that places greater emphasis on the college as a learning community. In particular, membership in the Corporation of the College is now open to all who wish to engage in the life and work of…

New Life for the Reading and Tutorial Program

Thanks to a grant received from the Anglican Foundation of Canada in November 2017, Montreal Dio is redesigning its long-standing distance-education program. For over 40 years, the college’s Reading and Tutorial program has made theological education available to people who are unable to access a residential program. Over the course of 12 units, students are…

Congregational Leadership

4-DAY INTENSIVE IN MONTREAL Monday to Thursday, 9am to 4 pm at Montreal Dio January 14 to 17, 2019 Leadership in congregations is one of the most pressing needs of the church. This course provides students with lenses to study their congregations, explores various models of leadership, and encourages students to think about the ways Christian…

Christian Mission

4-DAY INTENSIVE IN MONTREAL Monday to Thursday, 9am to 4 pm at Montreal Dio September 10 to 13, 2018 Churches across Canada recognize that mission is central to their response to the good news of Jesus Christ. But just what mission means and what it looks like is not always clear. This course looks at…

Christian Theories of Justice

ONLINE COURSE Wednesdays, 6.15 pm to 9 pm January 16 to April 17, 2019   What is justice?  What is mercy?  How do Christians make sense of the social and political problems of the day? This course explores these questions through a survey of major theories of justice from both philosophical and theological perspectives. Topics…