A Tribute to the Franciscan Sisters in Jamaica

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. So said St. Francis of Assisi True to this guiding principle, three Franciscan Sisters endured a long trans-Atlantic voyage from Glasgow, Scotland to serve in Jamaica.  This was in 1857, barely 20 years after the emancipation and abolition ofContinue reading “A Tribute to the Franciscan Sisters in Jamaica”

There is Enough for all of Us: My Views on Persistent Poverty, the Prosperity Gospel and Social Justice

It was in the dimming sunlight of dusk that I had a moment of enlightenment. I was late for an appointment but lucky enough to find a parking space on a crowded street. Even though I had enough money to pay for the thirty minutes I needed, I didn’t have the right coins to putContinue reading “There is Enough for all of Us: My Views on Persistent Poverty, the Prosperity Gospel and Social Justice”

Identity, Inclusion and Love – Thoughts on Baptism and Black History Month

Approximate reading time: 20 minutes The following is the text of a sermon delivered by Camille N. Isaacs-Morell on 19 February 2017 at the Anglican Parish of St. Andrew and St. Mark, Dorval, Québec, Canada. Today we are celebrating Black History Month and the sacrament of Holy Baptism.  Both these events cause us to focusContinue reading “Identity, Inclusion and Love – Thoughts on Baptism and Black History Month”