Three questions with… David Galston

David Galston

David Galston outside his office in Decew Residence

David Galston works in Campus Ministries as an ecumenical chaplain representing the Anglican, Presbyterian and United Churches. A native of Winnipeg, he has served as chaplain at McGill and the University of Windsor. He came to Brock in September 2008. As a chaplain, he works with numerous religiously oriented groups on campus and co-directs a weekly campus study group. He also organizes the Campus Ministry Table Talks, the Brock Multi-faith Fair and the World Religions conference. He lives in Hamilton and is married with two step children.

What do you like about your job?

I have always enjoyed philosophical and religious questions. For as long as I can remember, I have had an orientation to questions and to wonder. My job combines the questions of life with the practice of life. That’s what I like about what I do.

What do you do for fun?

I enjoy movies with my partner. I love playing with our kids. I enjoy sports, hiking and carpentry.

What was the last good book you read?

I read a lot, so it is very difficult to chose the last “good book.” I like biography and history, and I particularly like historical novels. The last good book I read that impressed me this way was Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald.

Fall On Your Knees at the Brock University Library

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