Dawn Rusinko, OFS, CLEM
Married to her High School sweetheart with three children, two Grandchildren, a Yellow Labrador Retriever, and a Shih Tzu. In 1999, she entered formation to the Secular Franciscan Order and professed in 2002.
In 2007, she began Formation for Lay Ecclesial Ministry, studying Theology for three years at Georgian Court University and Commissioned a Lay Ecclesial Minister in 2010 with certificates in Pastoral Care, Youth Ministry, Pastoral Ministry & Catechesis. She was the Pastoral Associate at St. Peter’s Parish, St. Pio’s Parish and the NJ Director of Downey Side Adoption Agency. She is currently working as Pastoral Associate at Sacred Heart Church and as a case worker for Downey Side Adoption. Dawn has been working and serving in parishes for over 17 years.