Alessandra Harris

Alessandra Harris

Total 8 Posts
  • San Francisco Bay Area
Author, wife, mom of four, and Black Catholic who earned a Bachelor's Degree in Comparative Religious Studies. Her third novel will be published in 2021.

Reflection: Profiled at the altar

Do African Americans experience racial profiling in the Church? Unfortunately yes. and not just in the past. Alessandra Harris shares a personal experience.

All things Gloria Purvis: an interview on faith, Catholic media, surviving 2020, and her new podcast

Gloria Purvis is back on the airwaves after nearly half a year away. She recently sat down with Alessandra Harris to discuss her journey from finance to the forefront of Catholic media.

Reflection: Amidst great loss, remember Mother Teresa this Holy Week

As the whole world continues to experience a "dark night of the soul" in the throes of a global pandemic, Alessandra Harris reflects on a unique saintly witness.

Opinion: Catholics should care about Meghan Markle's mental health

Meghan and Harry's recent interview with Oprah has opened an international conversation about power, racism, and mental health. Alessandra Harris dissects and reflects.

Fr Ubald Rugirangoga, famed Rwandan healer, succumbs to COVID-19

A Rwandan priest, known for healing social and bodily sickness, has himself succumbed to illness at the age of 65.

Opinion: Gloria Purvis deserved better

In the wake of EWTN's widely-condemned decision to remove Gloria Purvis from the air, Black Catholic author Alessandra Harris speaks out in her defense.

Largest Facebook group for Black Catholics hosts gathering for Black Catholic History Month

The largest group on Facebook for Black Catholics hosted a Black Catholic History month event, including trivia, testimonies, and an original litany for Black saints-to-be.
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