Kathy O’Connell, a practicing Catholic, grew up on the North side of Chicago. Attending a Catholic school for twelve years of her life, she was a victim of abuse.
Kathy has three grown children and recently retired from her job at a Catholic school to be able to enjoy her grandchildren. She is currently involved at her parish in different ministries. Being a lector, a Eucharistic Minister, a minister of care and a helper in their SPRED program, Kathy continues to work on finding her own peace and reconciliation.