Joelle Kidd

Author

  • Joelle Kidd was a staff writer for the Anglican Journal from 2017 to 2021.

ARTICLES

COVID-19 claims retired Bishop Bedford-Jones

Bishop Michael Bedford-Jones, a former suffragan bishop in the diocese of Toronto, died April 18 from complications related to COVID-19. Bedford-Jones and his wife, Bonnie,

Suffering from COVID-19— months after recovering

When she goes on long walks these days, Judy Carson, a member of St. Thomas’s Anglican Church, Shanty Bay, Ont., sometimes takes an oxygen tank with her to keep from getting out of breath.

‘Canada needs healing’: Bishop Isaiah Beardy on Bill C-15 and UNDRIP

In December 2020, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti introduced Bill C-15, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, which, if passed, will require the government of Canada to align the country’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).

AFC-funded program helps with homework

The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) has awarded $6,000 to a homework club for kids in downtown Toronto as part of its fall 2020 grant

Rethinking darkness and light

Leaders in the Lutheran and United churches on language and anti-Blackness Adele Halliday still remembers conversations from a church she attended years ago. The congregation

Moosonee priests bring baptisms home

The Rev. Ann Westgate, deacon of St. John the Evangelist Mistissini in the diocese of Moosonee, spent Nov. 15 to Dec. 1 travelling in the Cree Nation of Waskaganish, where she baptized 47 children, infants and teens.

Virtual unknowns

As the church moves many of its functions onto social media, what kinds of feeds might feed us? If you surveyed parishes in the Anglican

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