Sr. Lilia Barba

Sr. Lilia Mercedes Barba serves as the elected leader of the governing council and helps to promote the physical and spiritual well-being of the sisters in the California province. She is also involved in fundraising efforts for the province. She entered the convent in 1982 and took her final vows in 1992. Sr. Lilia holds a B.A. from Mount Saint Mary’s College and an M.A. in Catholic Educational Leadership from the University of San Francisco. Prior to coming to the United States, she received a diploma in Faith Formation.  Sister Lilia served as president of Mater Dei Catholic High School in Chula Vista, California for the last 3 years. Sister Lilia was the principal of Vincent Memorial High School in Calexico for 13 years.