Sister of the Holy Family Mary Greta Jupiter was elected congregational leader June 25 at the 14th General Chapter of the Sisters of the Holy Family in New Orleans. She had previously served as the interim congregational leader from February through June 2014 and as the first general councilor from June 2010 to February 2014.
Sister Greta holds a M.Ed in curriculum and instruction from the University of New Orleans and a bachelor's degree in chemistry education from Xavier University. She brings to the office a dedicated spirit and administrative experience as a local leader, associate superintendent, president and principal of Schools.
Sister Greta said she hopes to continue to promote the mission of Venerable Henriette Delille and the charism and spirituality of the Sisters of the Holy Family; carry out the mandates of the general chapter; encourage vocations to the religious life; and care for her elderly Sisters.
Assisting Sister Greta is the newly elected leadership team: Sister Leona Bruner, first general councilor; Sister Clare of Assisi Pierre, second general councilor; Sister Alicia Costa, third general councilor; Sister Geneva James, fourth general councilor; Sister Angela Smith, fifth general councilor; and Sister Richard Francis Daigle, sixth general councilor. The leadership team is elected for a four-year term.