Johnette was raised in a Catholic household and attended 12 years of parochial education. She went off to college in the late 1960’s and she abandoned her Catholic moorings. After she was married she became enamored with consumerism. In the eyes of the world, Johnette, her husband and family were extremely successful, but she was very unhappy. The Christian witness of a who was going through hard times, reintroduced her to Jesus Christ and brought her Home to the Church.