Sister Donna L. Ciangio, O.P. is a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell, NJ and the Director of Church Leadership Consultation. She is also an adjunct faculty member of the Doctor of Ministry program at Drew University in Madison, NJ.
For many years, Sister Donna served as the Director of Pastoral Services at the National Pastoral Life Center in New York City. In this role, she was responsible for formation for pastors, small faith community training, conference development, and diocesan and parish staff consulting and planning services.
Sister Donna has also worked in parish pastoral ministry and education ministry in urban and suburban parishes. As the national coordinator and international coordinator of RENEW, a parish renewal process begun by the Archdiocese of Newark, she provided training and support to diocesan and parish leaders in over a hundred dioceses around the world.
Sister Donna is involved in many professional organizations and community activities. She serves on the Caldwell University Board of Trustees and the Advisory Board for the Department of Pastoral Ministry at the College.
She is the Chairperson of the North American Forum for Small Christian Communities and a member of the Waterfront Planning Task Force for the Archdiocese of Newark.
Sister Donna earned a B.A. in Fine Arts and a B.A. in Religious Studies from Caldwell University. She received her M.A. in Fine Arts from New York University and her Doctor of Ministry, cum laude, from Drew University. She also holds Teacher Certification in the states of New Jersey and New York.