There are resources enough to take care of the world’s needs. Those resources just aren’t in the right places. This was the premise when Sisters Patty Johnson of St. Louis, Judy Molosky and Suzanne Jabro of Los Angeles and Irene O’Neill of St. Paul got to chatting. Together, they agreed that sisters working on the ground likely understand the root causes of the poverty around them and what’s needed to address them.
Ann Thompson, now retired, spent 99.9% of her professional career in communications. Her degrees in communication include an M.A. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a B.A. from the College of St. Catherine (now St. Catherine University) in St. Paul, Minnesota. She and her Sheltie, Leo, a registered animal-assisted therapy team, visit kids in hospitals, retirement communities and hospices. A musician and singer-songwriter, she is a member of the Songwriters Circle/Twin Cities and the Minnesota Association of Songwriters. She is a ULC minister. She worked in communications with the St. Paul Province from 2001 to 2023.