A native of upstate New York, Sr. Maureen Glavin has been a member of the Society of the Sacred Heart for 34 years. Having recently completed a term serving on the Society’s United States–Canada Province Provincial Team, she has said ‘yes’ to an invitation to live, learn and minister in Indonesia beginning in August of 2022.
In addition to teaching math and science in her early years in the Society, Sister Glavin served as Assistant Principal of Our Lady of Guadalupe School in Houston, Texas, and as Director of the Junior High School at Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami, Florida. Prior to being named to the Provincial Team, she served for 13 years as Head of School at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in St. Charles, Missouri.
Early in her career, Sister Glavin worked as a technical specialist in a pharmacology lab at Upstate Medical Center (NY), a teacher and a lay volunteer at a junior seminary in Tanzania, East Africa where she was an instructor of secondary level English, math and science. Sister Glavin has served on three Network of Sacred Heart School Boards: Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School in St. Louis, The School of the Sacred Heart in Montreal, Quebec and Carrolton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami, Florida.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and studied master’s level theology at St. Thomas University in Houston, Texas.