Meet our Team

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Rev. Jennifer Bourque, Interim Chaplain & Coordinator

Jen loves meeting new people and learning with and from them--she thinks that joy and wonder are important traits to nurture.  

Jen is Chaplain and Coordinator of the Multi-faith and Spirituality Centre for 2022-23, and is excited to explore questions of meaning and belief in community and one-on-one.  Jen has a background in spiritual care in hospital settings, as well as degrees in religious studies and theology and is ordained priest/minister in the Anglican Church.  She loves cooking and sharing meals and cycling alone or with her family.

514-848-2424 Ext. 3590
jennifer.bourque@concordia.ca


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Yamile Torres,  Interim Interfaith Facilitator

Yami has a background in Psychology and she is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at Concordia University as an international student.

She will also be the Interfaith Facilitator at the Multi-faith and  Spirituality Center until September 2023.

Yami believes that human beings have the right to belong to caring, respectful, open, and diverse communities, in which they can develop themselves in a holistic manner. Furthermore, she seeks to reflect this in each of the events and activities of the department. For her, the most important thing is to provide safe spaces for people to be, explore, transform, and become.

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel” -Maya Angelou

514-848-2424 Ext. 3591
Yamile.Torres@concordia.ca


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Belinda Maher, Service Assistant

Belinda runs the day to day operations and assists with the programming of the Centre.

She is passionate about education and the importance of spiritual wellness.

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all~Aristotle

514-848-2424 Ext. 3593
Belinda.Maher@concordia.ca


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Deborah Simon,  Loyola Chapel Coordinator

Deborah oversees the day to day operation of the chapel and can assist you with coordinating your event. Her interests are in the blending of education, theatre and community engagement.

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere~ Albert Einstein 

514-848-2424 Ext. 3588 
Deborah.Simon@concordia.ca

 


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Diana Pedroza ,  Student Office Assistant  

Diana is a current MA Economics student at Concordia University. She strongly believes that empathy is the key to construct a better society. She is passionate about making new friends, talking with people and helping others as much as she can!

She is here to welcome you, answer your questions, and let you know all about our activities through social media.

“If you look into someone’s face long enough, eventually you’re going to feel that you’re looking at yourself” – Paul Auster

514-848-2424 Ext. 3585
mfc.student@concordia.ca

 




Vacant , Chapel Assistant

 

514-848-2424 Ext. 3589
chapel@concordia.ca

 


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Monali Patel , Student Volunteer Coordinator

Monali is coordinating with volunteers and activities involved in MFSC events. She loves to engage students at our center.

Monali is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering at Concordia University as an international student.

She believes in experiencing almost every aspect of life. She is passionate about raw travelling and exploring cultures. She loves to be outdoors.

“The world belongs to the brave”   -Eva zu beck

 

514-848-2424 Ext. 3585
volunteer.mfsc@concordia.ca

 

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