On June 25, 2018, the Rev’d John Organ, a graduate Queen’s College in 1987, was ordained Bishop and installed as Bishop of the Diocese of Western Newfoundland at he Cathedral in Corner Brook. The provost, (Dr. Rick Singleton) and the Chaplain (Ven. Neil Kellett) attended the ordination. Our prayers and best wishes are with Bishop John as he takes on his ministry as Bishop.
The Rev’d Renee Easton was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop John Watton on June 29, 2018 at St. Mary’s Church, Hr. Mille, Fortune Bay. Renee has been the Deacon in Charge of that parish since January 2018. She will continue to minister in that parish which includes communities in both Placentia Bay and Fortune Bay. The ordination was well attended by Renee’s family, parishioners, friends, and clergy. The photo includes representatives of Queen’s College faculty and students.
Hi: On behalf of the College, I am passing along congratulations to Bishop-elect John Organ and the Reverend Renee Easton, and I am asking your prayers for both of them.
The Rev’d John Organ, a graduate Queen’s College in 1987, will be ordained a Bishop and installed as Bishop of the Diocese of Western Newfoundland on June 25th at 7:00 p.m. in Corner Brook.
The Rev’d Renee Easton, a graduate in 2018, will be ordained to the priesthood at St. Mary’s Church, Hr. Mille on June 29th at 7:00 p.m.
Our prayers and good wishes are with both Rev’d John and Rev’d Renee.
Blessings and regards,
Sr. Elizabeth Davis addressed Queen’s College Convocation on May 03, 2018. Many of those present and others have asked if her address could be available. The address is available at: http://queenscollegenl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Reflections-at-the-Queens-College-Convocation.03-May-2018.pdf
Thank you to Sr. Elizabeth for the address at Convocation and for the Workshop on the Future of Theological Education
The Provost, Dr. Rick Singleton, expresses thanks to all who participated to make our 2018 Convocation a memorable occasion for our graduates and a celebration for our community.
The Provost’s Report to Convocation 2018 is available at: http://queenscollegenl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/2018-05-03-Provost-Report-to-Covocation.pdf
Queen’s College March 29, 2018 Newsletter
Alumni Association Workshop on Convocation Day Theological Formation in the 21st Century: Boundary Walking, Radical Inclusion, Creative Weaving – May 3rd, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Presenter: Sister Elizabeth Davis, RSM
Sister Elizabeth Davis, RSM says in this workshop, “we will explore theological formation in the context of our world today, a world marked by changing demographics, a new face of family, increasing poverty in the midst of unimaginable wealth, tragic abuse, a rise in fundamentalism and radical extremism, increasing number of refugees, globalization and new understandings of cosmology and ecology. ”
The workshop will be at St. Augustine’s Church on Westerland Rd., St. John’s on May 03, 2018 from 9:00 to noon.
Pre-register by calling Queen’s College at 709 753-0116 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The session will start with registration at 9:00 and finish with lunch at noon.
Registration fee is $10.00 to be paid at the door which covers lunch.
This will be a great event. Graduating students will receive degrees, associates and diplomas. Dr. Hans Rollmann will receive an Honorary Doctorate, Sister Elizabeth Davis RSM, Congregational Leader of Sisters of Mercy Generalate will address convocation.