Fr. Maurice Henry Sands will deliver the 2019 Rev. Bernie Clark Lecture on Catholic Social Tradition.
Fr. Sands is the Executive Director for the Black and Indian Mission Office in Washington, DC. Fr. Sands is a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit. He is a member of the Ojibway, Ottawa and Potawatomi tribes, who are known together as Anishnaabe. He is from Bkejwanong First Nation, which is located on a beautiful island at the mouth of the St. Clair River - just north of Detroit, Michigan. Fr. Sands also serves as a consultant to the USCCB Subcommittee on Native American Affairs and as a consultant to the USCCB AD Hoc Committee Against Racism.