Sr. Gabriela is a native of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. In 1995, she joined the Apostolic Sisters of Saint John, a French community. She ministered with her community for 16 years in France, and then she was appointed Novice Mistress of the novitiate in Cebu, Philippines, where she served for 6 years. Since 2016 she has been in the United State. For four years she served as a Campus Minister at Seton Hall University and since last September she has been serving in her Parish as a Youth Minister where her greatest joy is the opportunity to live her spiritual motherhood: giving life through the Light of Christ to the students entrusted to her.