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Upcoming Events

Hi:  Here are few reminders of imprtant evenst scheduloed over the next couple of weeks.

Ordinations

Lisa Payne will be ordained a deacon at 7:00 p.m. Liturgy on Sunday, September 23 at Good Shepherd Church, Mt. Pearl.

Beverly Buffett will be ordained a deacon at 7:00 p.m. on Friday September 28 at Holy Trinity Church, Grand Falls.

Continuing Education Program for Clergy Program and Pastoral Workers. The session is available at Queen’s and on-line.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. A seminar on Contemplative Spirituality entitled Listening from the Spiritual Heart.

Presenter: Rev’d Dr. Tilden Edwards, an Episcopal priest and the founder of the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation

The first hour will be led by our guest presenter, Tilden Edwards, followed by some time of reflection and debriefing on his presentation.

This link will give you more information on our presenter: https://shalem.org/author/tilden-edwards/

 Tuesday October 02 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. A session for Pastoral Workers on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD).

Presenters are from the Pastoral Care and Ethics Department at Eastern Health.  The Reverends (Dr.) Jacintha Penny, Paul Grimes, Scott Parsons and Fr. Tony Bidgood, CSSR have experience in working within the health care system and with patients, families and staff who struggle with difficult issues and situations.  They are familiar with the challenges MAiD can bring to those in support roles.  They will provide information about the structures and processes, including debriefing sessions, that will equip clergy and pastoral workers to determine when and how they might respond to situation where one has a request for MAiD.

 You can attend at Queen’s College or you can attend on-line. We use Webinar platform. The link to join the session on-line is https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/656279701  Meeting I.D, if asked 656-279-701 

It is very simple to join, just hit the link or paste it into your browser.

 The sessions will be recorded and available through our website: www.queenscollegenl.ca

Parking is tight on campus.  Here is the link to request a parking permit.  https://www.mun.ca/cep/parking/visitor-parking-request-form.php  There are metered parking spaces on the roadway behind Spencer Hall.

Please forward this information to others who might be interested.

Blessings and regards,

Rick

 

Bishop John Organ Ordination – June 25th, 2018

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.

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The Rev’d Renee Easton Ordination – June 29, 2018

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.

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Ordination Notice

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,

 

Rick