The Very Rev. Judith Sullivan is the Dean of the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral. Led by Dean Sullivan, a growing Cathedral community is serving the neighborhood with a variety of ministries and welcomes all in the Diocese to its weekly worship and Diocesan services and events.
Dean Sullivan was awarded a Masters in Divinity from General Theological Seminary in New York and is a graduate of Wellesley College. In the Diocese of Pennsylvania, she is a member of the Council of Deans and served as the Co-Chair of the Loving Presence Committee, which created a strategic plan for dismantling racism within the Diocese.
Prior to ordination, she left successful careers in politics and corporate marketing to direct non-profit organizations which promoted access to higher education for youth with limited opportunities. Dean Sullivan was the past Chair of the Board of Directors of Interfaith Philadelphia and serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of Episcopal Legal Aid. She served on Episcopal Community Services’ Board of Trustees from 2009 to 2019 and was re-elected in 2020.