President Sister Charlene Diorka, SSJ, inducted into Conwell Egan Catholic High School “Alumni Wall of Fame”
Last evening, President Sister Charlene Diorka, SSJ, a proud graduate of Conwell Egan Catholic High School, was honored and inducted into the school’s “Alumni Wall of Fame.”
Sister Charlene assumed the role of the third President of Mount Saint Joseph Academy. In a few short years, the Academy has seen enrollment growth, a recentering of the Mount's mission, and the renewal of a more evolved and inclusive community that seeks to "Serve the Dear Neighbor," an integral part of the Academy's mission.
Before her appointment, Sister held various administrative leadership positions at both national and local Catholic organizations. She actively participated in the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph Leadership Council while concurrently serving as the Director of the Collaborative Leadership Development Program. With 39 years of devoted service to the Sisters of Saint Joseph, she has served as a Vocation Director and Director of Formation and ministered as the Associate Director of the National Religious Vocation Conference in Chicago, IL. At the Mount, she served as a theology teacher from 1992 to 2001, which allowed her to foster strong relationships with parents, faculty, staff, and alumnae. She cites her years at the Mount as a remarkably formative time, where she grew personally and professionally. Sister has been involved in Catholic education since 1982, with elementary and high school levels in Philadelphia, Newark, and Harrisburg.
Sister Charlene Diorka, SSJ, President, exemplifies this school year's theme, "The Journey Towards Reconciliation That All May Be One." With her deep-rooted dedication as a Sister of Saint Joseph. She lives and works tirelessly embodying the mission of unity and reconciliation.
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