Study Day: The Marriage Canon in Context

Anglicans in Canada are being asked to consider changes to the church’s canon on marriage that would open the way to allowing same-sex marriages in churches. This decision is one part of a long process involving Anglicans around the world that has stretched back many decades. Montreal Diocesan Theological College is offering a study day…

Bringing New Life to Distance Education at Montreal Dio

Montreal Diocesan Theological College is redesigning one of its long-standing and most effective distance-education programs. 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. Students are sent preparatory material and a list of books to study. They then meet…

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…

Rowan Williams visits with college community

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams visited Montreal Diocesan Theological College on Friday, September 15, to preach, celebrate the Eucharist, and reflect on the ministry for which students are preparing. In his morning homily at the college’s regular Friday morning Eucharist, Archbishop Williams spoke about the importance of seeing clearly and being seen clearly by…

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…