Maureen F. McDonnell, BScN, MDiv, STB, DMin.

Maureen F. McDonnell, BScN, MDiv, STB, DMin.

Assistant Professor in Pastoral Theology

Director of Diploma Programs

Acting Director of Master of Arts in Ministry and Spirituality 

For appointment please e-mail:

Room 216; ext.264



Biographical Summary

Maureen McDonnell grew up and was educated in Toronto. She has been teaching at Regis College on a part-time basis since 2000. She and her husband, Curtis, have three children and three grandchildren.



Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Toronto
Master of Divinity, Regis College, Toronto
Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Regis College, Toronto
Diploma in Spiritual Direction, Regis College, Toronto
Certificate in the Art of Supervision, Burlingame, CA
Doctor of Ministry, Regis College, Toronto

Areas of Research and Interest

Spiritual Direction ministry, Supervision of spiritual directors, Formation for ministry, Prayer


Current Courses

  • Integration for Ministry I
  • Integration for Ministry II
  • Integration for Ministry: Pastoral Component
  • Retreat in Everyday Life 
  • Supervised Practice and Appropriation of the Ministry of Spiritual Direction 
  • Supervision for the Ministry of Spiritual Direction
  • Group Spiritual Direction: Together on the Journey 


  • Supervision: Contemplating Reality in a Multicultural, Multifaith Context
  • Supervision: A long loving look at the real
  • Day of Reflection; Pastoral Associates of the Archdiocese of Toronto