Sojourn Stories

Our St. Thomas Academy Boys


As is now tradition at Sojourn, we welcomed students, three boys, from St. Thomas Academy to serve at the Day Center. From May 21st to June 1st, the cadets interacted with Sojourners in their everyday activities. The array of games was endless: pool, cards, charades, and bingo all made the list of favorites. There was […]



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Sojourn Spotlight : Lonnie S.


Lonnie S. Meet our new Sojourn driver! If you see a kind, new face with earnest brown eyes picking up your loved one, it’s Lonnie! He joined the Sojourn team in April and is loving the work. Lonnie was born in Arizona and moved with his family to Rosemount, Minnesota, when he was 4 years […]



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Sojourn Spotlight – Bob D.


Bob Dykoski is a man of adventure and a lifelong athlete. Hazel eyes crinkled in a smile, he informed me he swam 2000 yards that morning and was glad to rest and chat! He has traversed oceans with the USS Kitty Hawk, hitchhiked and biked across America and Europe, and scuba-dived around the world. A […]



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Sojourn Spotlight – Geri


March is Irish-American Heritage Month, and Geri is Sojourn’s Irish Princess! The oldest of seven, Geri’s sparkling eyes, energetic spirit, and fiery hair all proclaim her heritage. For Geri, her mother is the heart and soul of her Irish heritage. “I have these deep, wonderful feelings when I think of my mother,” she tells us, […]



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Sojourn Spotlight – Ann Brosious


As we welcome 2018, we hope the joy of present moments will be our focus. A woman of true wisdom, Ann Brosious shared with us how she lives with such joy as she celebrates her 96th birthday. Growing up, Ann was always the artistic type. She attended St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, Minnesota where she earned a […]



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