Jackie Minnock was born in Dublin Ireland. She contracted Polio when she was a year old and is proud to be known as a Polio Survivor. Jackie now lives about an hour north of Dublin in Co. Louth. She is married to Colm for over 30 years and has two children and one grandchild. She completed her Theology Degree by Distance Education at the Priory Institute Dublin in 2011 and her Masters in Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies at The School of Ecumenics at Trinity College Dublin in 2014. She has written for a number of Theological Journals in Ireland and has also broadcast on Irish National Radio - TE - in their Living Word slot on morning radio. She has also written a number of articles for the Polio Survivor Magazine in Ireland. Throughout COVID19 she was involved, and continues to be so, with a group of like-minded individuals who gather for Zoom Liturgy once a week. She is a member of We Are Church Ireland and Root & Branch Lay Led Synod Group and is passionate about reform in the Catholic Church.