In this series

Black Catholic Voices: Reflecting on legacy of her historic parish, St. Augustine, Dena Grant says ‘they kept the faith’

(Dena Grant, a lifelong member of St. Augustine Parish in Washington, D.C., was interviewed for the Black Catholic Voices...

Feb 24

Black Catholic Voices: The legacy inspiring St. Augustine pastor’s support of Catholic education and racial justice

(Father Patrick Smith, the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Washington, D.C., was interviewed for the Black Catholic Voices...

Feb 10

Black Catholic Voices interview: Gloria Purvis, longtime radio host, on why racial justice is a life issue

(Gloria Purvis, formerly the longtime host of the EWTN radio show “Morning Glory,” was interviewed for the Catholic Standard’s...

Jan 14

Black Catholic Voices: Priest chaplain at Howard University says drawing on faith, learning history can foster racial understanding, healing

Father Robert Boxie III, a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington who serves as the Catholic chaplain at Howard University in...

Dec 19

Black Catholic Voices series: Sister Patricia Chappell on seeking solidarity and racial justice in society and Church

Sister Patricia Chappell, a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur, was interviewed as part of the Catholic Standard’s Black Catholic...

Dec 16

Black Catholic Voices series: Msgr. East on his roots of faith, combating racism, and what gives him hope

(On Nov. 2, 2020, Msgr. Raymond East, the pastor of St. Teresa of Avila Parish in Washington, D.C., and a nationally known...

Dec 9

Black Catholic Voices: At 100, St. Luke’s ‘heartbeat’ reflects on a life of faith

Reflecting on Hilda Mae McDougald, a 100-year-old parishioner who has continued attending Mass faithfully at St. Luke Parish in...

Nov 30

Black Catholic Voices series: African priest who led racial justice march reflects on impact of racism and COVID-19

(The Catholic Standard’s Black Catholic Voices series continues with an interview with Josephite Father Cornelius Kelechi ...

Nov 21

Black Catholic Voices series: Bishop Roy Campbell Jr. reflects on his journey of faith and experiences with racism

(Washington Auxiliary Bishop Roy Campbell Jr. was interviewed on Oct. 30, 2020 for the Black Catholic Voices series by Mark...

Nov 15

Black Catholic Voices series: Dr. Ansel Augustine, executive director for Cultural Diversity and Outreach for Archdiocese of Washington

( Dr. Ansel Augustine, the executive director of Cultural Diversity and Outreach for the Archdiocese of Washington, was...

Nov 6

Black Catholic Voices series: Cardinal Wilton Gregory reflects on racism in society and the Church and the drive for racial justice

(On Oct. 13, 2020, Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory was interviewed by Mark Zimmermann, the editor of the Catholic...

Oct 30