Longtime archdiocesan educator Anna Robinson dies at age 91

Anna Robinson, a longtime award-winning pioneer educator in The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, died March 13 from complications of dementia. She was 91 years old.

“Teaching is my heart. It is what I’ve wanted to do all my life,” she told the Catholic Standard in a 1995 interview. “It is what I dreamed of being since the sixth grade. I had a good education, so I recognize how important it is.”

As a teacher, Robinson broke new ground for lay persons and for African Americans in The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington.

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