Louise is a Catholic at heart who got willingly hijacked by the Pentecostals over 30 years ago. She attended Collegeville's Whidbey Island writing workshop with Mary Potter in 2019. She is an Australian pastor living in Vancouver, having moved to Canada nine years ago. Louise serves as a chaplain moving mostly in the circles of the poor and marginalized through Soulkitchen, a food ministry, founded with her husband, Hannes. They have five grown children and three grandchildren.