Gloria Purvis graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies. She worked for nearly two decades in the mortgage industry before becoming a policy director at a major financial services company. She served on the National Black Catholic Congress’ Leadership Commission, and as an Advisory Board Member on the Maryland Catholic Conference’s Respect for Life Department as well as the Archdiocese of Washington’s Pastoral Council. She also taught Natural Family Planning and helped prepare engaged couples for marriage as a member of a Pre-Cana team in the Archdiocese of Washington. She has appeared on Catholic Answers Live, The Drew Mariani Show on Relevant Radio, and EWTN ‘s Life on the Rock and EWTN Live.
She is a Board Member for the Northwest Pregnancy Center and Maternity Home in Washington, D.C. She is the creator and host of the EWTN series Authentically Free at Last that deals with the modern challenges to the expression and understanding of authentic human freedom. She is also the co-host of Morning Glory which airs 7 to 8 am Monday – Friday on EWTN Global Catholic Radio.