Remembering the Feast of Enmegahbowh, First Native American Episcopal Priest

    Lessons appointed for use on the Feast of Enmagahbowh Enmegahbowh (ca. 1807 – June 12, 1902; from Enami’egaabaw, meaning “He that prays [for his people while] standing”; also known as John Johnson) was the first Native American to be ordained a priest in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Enmegahbowh was an Odawa from Canada who converted to Christianity from Midewiwin. […]