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I Will Live Until I Die: Exploring Thea Bowman as Prophet and Mystic

with ValLimar Jansen

Friday, February 23, 2024

4-6pm Ireland

11am-1pm Eastern

8-10am Pacific

Program Description

Experience a two-hour retreat with ValLimar Jansen reflecting on the life, the work, the words, and the ministry of Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration, Servant of God, Sr. Thea Bowman. ValLimar will use a unique blend of storytelling, Scripture proclamation, dynamic visuals, music, prayer, reflection, dyad interaction, and large group sharing, to celebrate Sr. Thea Bowman. Sr. Thea is on her way to becoming one of the first African American saints in the Roman Catholic Church.

We will turn on closed captioning during the live Zoom session (which you are able to turn off in your settings if you find distracting) as well as provide a video recording with closed captioning available and a text transcript of the session.

The program will be recorded for those who pre-register but are unable to attend at the scheduled time or who want to view again. You will be sent a notification when this is ready to view.

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Your Guide for the Journey

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ValLimar Jansen

ValLimar Jansen has performed worldwide. Known especially for her work in contemporary Christian styles, ValLimar sings a wide range of music from Spirituals to traditional, organ-based choral music.

She celebrates gospel music in her album Psalms From The Soul, which includes gospel-style psalms and canticles with verbatim texts from the Lectionary. ValLimar praises God in a traditional and contemporary way in her album, Give God The Glory, and in Spirit & Soul, she brings her signature style to 10 favorite songs in contemporary Christian music.

In the events she offers, ValLimar’s goal is to inspire a renewed, passionate love of our faith through Scripture, song, story and movement. Visit ValLimar online.


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