about the author


Patricia Healy Locke is a writer and Presbyterian (PCUSA) minister. A native Chicagoan, Pat was a professional writer for most of her career. In 2003, she responded to God’s call to ministry, and graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago in 2007 with a Masters of Divinity degree.

Pat has served churches in Western Michigan and Northeast Tennessee. She has two married children who live in Chicago, and two cats who graciously allow her to live with them.