Sister Julie Kubasak Named Provincial Superior of the Daughters of Charity, Province of Los Altos Hills
The Daughters of Charity, Province of Los Altos Hills, California, are happy to announce the appointment of Sister Julie Kubasak, DC, as their new Provincial Superior. The appointment was made by the Superioress General and the General Council of the Daughters of Charity in Paris, France, after consultation with all the Sisters of the province.
Sister Julie was born and raised in Burbank, California, the youngest of seven children. She attended California State University at Northridge, graduating with a B.A. in Liberal Studies in 1981. She entered the Community in 1983, having her initial formation in Los Altos Hills. In 2001, she earned her M.A. in Theological Studies from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, California, and then a Masters in Catholic School Leadership from the University of San Francisco in 2013.
Prior to serving the past two years as Provincial Education Councillor, her extensive education experience included serving as principal of St. Vincent de Paul School in Phoenix, Arizona, as well as a classroom teacher for grades 1-10 at numerous schools throughout the province. She also served as Seminary Directress of Interprovincial Seminary in Evansville, Indiana. Sister Julie has served as a speaker and mentor principal for the Latino Enrollment Institute, and a speaker for School Pastors Institute, both initiatives of the University of Notre Dame.
“I love being a Daughter of Charity and I am so grateful for His merciful formation of me over the years,” she offered. “Our reliance on God will inspire and guide all of us in the province in the years to come.” The consultation process will begin soon to name the Provincial Councillors who will work alongside Sister Julie for the next six years.
Sister Julie Kubasak will be installed as Provincial Superior in a private ceremony on July 9, 2017 at Seton Provincialate in Los Altos Hills. She replaces Sister Marjory Ann Baez, DC, who served as Provincial Superior for the past nine years.