Dr. Gerry Turcotte has been President and Vice-Chancellor of St. Mary’s University, Calgary, for eight years. He is the author and editor of 15 books including, most recently,Big Things: Ordinary Thoughts in Extraordinary Times(Novalis), andThe History of the Novel in English since 1950: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific(Oxford UP), with Paul Sharrad and C.A. Howells. He was awarded the Governor General’s Award for Canadian Studies in 2011 and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013. He is a regular columnist forThe Catholic Register.
Bio last updated October 28th, 2019.
Articles by Gerry Turcotte
Written In Heaven
By Gerry Turcotte
October 28, 2019
What's in a name? Gerry Turcotte reflects on Our Creator giving appropriate names to both things and people, and how sometimes the circumstances we find ourselves in, reflect the names we've been given.
I’m not sure what’s in a name, but I do like that idea that names are given in the hopes that children will model wonderful behaviour — Grace, Joy, Hope