Most Rev. Mark Bartosic ~ Retreat Speaker
Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago since July 3, 2018. Current pastoral assignments include serving as the Director of Kolbe House Jail Ministry and the Pastor of Assumption BVM in Chicago.
ValLimar Jansen ~ Concert and Liturgical Experiences
Blessed with an extraordinary voice, ValLimar Jansen is a highly regarded singer, composer and recording artist. She is educated and experienced as a university/college professor, a leader of worship and prayer and a workshop presenter at conferences across the United States and abroad.
Known especially for her work with contemporary Christian music, she sings a wide range of music, including spirituals and traditional, organ-based choral music. ValLimar began recording professionally in 2000, as a guest artist on a number of projects. In 2005, with her husband, she released her first solo CD, You Gotta Move.
ValLimar Jansen has a long history of singing sacred music, starting from the age of five and professionally since the age of six. She received most of her training in music and performance at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and she holds professional degrees in the Arts from California State University and The University of California. Learn more by visiting her website.